Emily Rooney and her guests take up the following topics in this week’s edition of “Beat the Press”: the reality TV influences now being seen in the White House under the Trump administration; the introduction of Skype in the White House briefing room; and the decision by “60 Minutes” to name Oprah Winfrey a special contributor. The panel this week includes: Dan Kennedy (@dankennedy_nu) of Northeastern University; Josh Benton (@jbenton) of the Nieman Journalism Lab at Northeastern University; Callie Crossley (@calliecrossley) of WGBH News; and Jon Keller (@kelleratlarge) of WBZ news.
Reality TV - President Trump Changes Status Quo
Virtually Questions - Reporters Skype During White House Briefing
New Role - Oprah to Join '60 Minutes'
Rants & Raves - The panelists offer their rants and raves over some of what happened in the media world this past week