• Page One: Inside The New York Times (2011)

Page One: Inside The New York Times

Release Date: June 17th, 2011

DVD Release Date: October 18th, 2011

R |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

By looking into the lives and daily tasks of three writers at the the New York Times, this documentary explores the ways that the Internet has changed print media. The journalists include up-and-comer Brian Stelter, established yet restless reporter Tim Arango and David Carr, an outspoken warhorse with a volatile temper. Covering 12 months of life at the Times, the film reveals the difficulties in maintaining the ways of traditional journalism in a changing news environment.

Director: Andrew Rossi

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Participant Media

Keywords: New York City, Fascinating, Transformation, Office, Tense, Emotional, Fall, Engaging, 2000s, 2010s, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The paper's motto is "All the News That's Fit to Print." But all that news doesn't necessarily fit neatly into a 90-minute doc. show more

  • 85
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    While the media desk isn't the whole of the New York Times, it does give Rossi a solid perch from which to survey the paper's recent and ongoing struggle for both relevancy and revenues. show more

  • 75
    Bob MondelloNPR

    Page One is an insider's view, but if it isn't raking up any muck, it's not a love letter either. show more

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