NETFLIX Review: Page One – Inside the New York Times (2011)

Page One: Inside The New York Times deftly gains unprecedented access to The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk. With the Internet surpassing print as our main news source and newspapers all over the country going bankrupt, Page One chronicles the transformation of the media industry at its time of greatest turmoil. Writers like Brian Stelter, Tim Arango and the salty but brilliant David Carr track print journalism’s metamorphosis even as their own paper struggles to stay vital and solvent. Meanwhile, their editors and publishers grapple with existential challenges from players like WikiLeaks, new platforms ranging from Twitter to tablet computers, and readers’ expectations that news online should be free. But rigorous journalism is thriving.

Very interesting documentary that not only focuses on The New York Times but other papers around America.

I found it insightful and fascinating for todays current media situation where the death of print publications is a real threat. If your a fan of journalism at least you will get a lot out of this documentary.

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