Critics are accusing Bob Woodward of holding back explosive revelations that President Trump deliberately downplayed the risk of coronavirus to help sell his latest book. Was it ethical for Woodward to sit on that information for several months as the pandemic unfolded?
After declaring it would not ban political ads like Twitter has done, Facebook appears to be backing down, with the company now declining to take new political ads in the week leading up to election day.
After The Atlantic reported allegations that President Trump had disparaged fallen American soldiers, other reporters including Fox News’ Jennifer Griffin, said they had independently confirmed elements of the story. But, is reaching the same anonymous sources that The Atlantic presumably spoke to confirmation of what Trump said, or just confirmation of what the sources told The Atlantic?
Rants & Raves: The panel reviews the week in media and Emily gives a final note on the anniversary of the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks.
On this week’s edition of Beat The Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Joanna Weiss of Northeastern University’s Experience Magazine, Tom Fiedler, former Dean of Boston University's College Of Communication, Callie Crossley of GBH News, and Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University.