WATCH: Media Misconduct?; Media Heal Thyself; Partisan Divide; Rants & Raves

January 19, 2018

Media Heal Thyself | Is the media overly skeptical of President Donald Trump’s health assessment?
Media Misconduct? | An expose published by little-known site babe.net — describing a sexual encounter between an anonymous woman and comedian Aziz Ansari — is changing the media conversation about reporting on sexual misconduct.
Partisan Divide | New polling suggests that the public’s distrust of the media has worsened and Republicans and Democrats can’t even on agree on the definition of “fake news.”
Rants and Raves | A review of the week in media.
 
On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by freelance Joanna Weiss, Tom Fielder of Boston University, Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.


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