The high-profile arrest, pre-trial incarceration, and death of Jeffrey Epstein this summer raised a host of questions about why his sex crimes were not covered more widely earlier, and how to cover the details of his apparent suicide in a New York jail cell without lending credence to conspiracy theories.

On this week’s edition of Beat The Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Adam Reilly of WGBH News; Roy Harris, formerly of The Economist Group and the Wall Street Journal; Mike Nikitas, former NECN anchor; and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.