The New York Times’ 1619 Project Re-examines American Slavery: A new series from the New York Times takes a deep dive into the ways in which colonial America’s institution of slavery and its accompanying racial hierarchy have carried into modern life, but some conservative outlets didn’t like the piece.

Should Mark Halperin Have A Platform Again? In 2017, Mark Halperin’s journalistic career went up in smoke after he was accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault by multiple women. Now he has a new book on the 2020 presidential race, but critics say he’s the wrong person to write about it.

‘Chopper Talk’ Replaces The White House Press Briefing: White House press briefings have already gained criticism under President Trump for featuring lies such as Sean Spicer’s infamous claim about the inauguration crowd size, but now those have been replaced by something new altogether.

Rants & Raves: 08/23/19: The panel reviews this week in media.

On this week’s edition of Beat The Press, Adam Reilly was in for Emily Rooney. He was joined by former CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian; Joanna Weiss of Experience Magazine; Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University; and former NECN anchor Mike Nikitas.