Criticism of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary grew louder in the wake of the chaotic Iowa caucus and due to increased focus on the state’s lack of diversity. What do the journalists who cover this story — and the politicians who have to take part in the tradition — think about it?

On a special episode of Greater Boston filmed live in New Hampshire on Monday, a range of media professionals and 2020 candidates shared their thoughts with Jim Braude, including: Mike Barnicle, Joy Reid, Tom Steyer, Deval Patrick, PJ O’Rourke, Judy Woodruff, and Lawrence O’Donnell.