WATCH: No Names; Southern Discomfort; 'A Great Ride'; Rants & Raves

December 15, 2017

No Names:  The Globe is facing criticism by some in local media circles for choosing not to name the employees it let go, or who resigned, because of sexual misconduct accusations.
 
Southern Discomfort: A Democrat won a senate seat in deep-red Alabama, prompting the media to paint the victory as a referendum on the president, his politics, and the Republican party. Did they go overboard?
 
“A Great Ride”: What’s next for The Boston Herald? Emily Rooney sat down with the paper’s owner, Pat Purcell, to discuss its sale to GateHouse Media.
 
Rants and RavesA review of the week in media.
 
On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University, Callie Crossley of WGBH News, freelance journalist Jennifer Braceras, and former Boston Magazine editor Carly Carioli.


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