After the general manager of the Houston Rockets, Daryl Morey, voiced support for the protesters in Hong Kong, the NBA failed to fully support him. This attitude also extended to ESPN, where senior news director Chuck Salituro ordered network employees to avoid any political discussions about China or the protesters in their coverage.

On this week’s edition of Beat The Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Adam Reilly of WGBH News; Joanna Weiss of Experience Magazine; Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University; and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.