Covering Jeffrey Epstein’s Crimes And Death: The high-profile arrest, 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.

New York Times Editor Demoted After Racially Insensitive Tweet: A New York Times deputy editor was demoted after tweeting that Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashia Tlaib weren’t really from the Midwest, and that Representative John Lewis wasn’t really from the Deep South, despite the fact that they are.

Should Boston Press Scrap The Term ‘Methadone Mile’? The section of the South End that has long been referred to by locals as ‘Methadone Mile’ for its proximity to methadone clinics sprang into the headlines this week following the police department’s sweep of the area. But some advocates said that using the colloquialism in coverage increased stigma against opioid users.

Are Media Outlets Hurting Their Own Credibility By Running ‘Juul’ Ads? As journalists start to cover Juul more aggressively for their ads targeting young people and the negative impacts the product can have on one’s health, these articles are sometimes appearing right alongside full-page ads for the company.

Rants & Raves: 08/16/19: The panel reviews the week in media.

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.