Friday, February 14, 2020

Beat the Press: Electability, Click-Bait Mug Shot Galleries, Media Partnerships

WGBH's Adam Reilly, WBZ News' Jon Keller, WGBH's Callie Crossley and I joined host Emily Rooney on "Beat the Press" for Valentine's Day. We discussed whether the media has a role to play in determining how "electable" a politician is, whether online outlets should ditch click-bait mugshot galleries, whether the New York Times plays well with its media partners, and our weekly rants and raves. If you missed it, you can watch the entire show here:

My rave was for all of the media outlets that offered clips of or links to the Oscar-winning short film "Hair Love" so that people like me, who are agnostic about awards shows, could still have a chance to appreciate it. You can watch that here:

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