Page One: Inside the New York Times Reviews

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February 13, 2020
...a fascinating and far-reaching documentary about where traditional media belong in the digital age.
August 5, 2019
It is a snapshot of a very specific place and time, an engaging look at a changing world and an industry struggling to keep up.
December 1, 2018
Carr brings an intoxicating degree of wit and honesty to the documentary. His professional integrity and genuine belief in the paper are what truly draws the audience into the film.
May 3, 2015
Page One is always about at least six subjects at once, firing like a scatter-gun and only occasionally hitting its targets.
November 28, 2014
Worth watching even if it fails to deal with the paper's troubled relationship to the power elite that effectively makes it our Pravda.
January 14, 2013
Seemed naively optimistic about newspapers, even when new. Now?
April 3, 2012
Although Rossi's style is a little unruly - flitting from story to story and desk to desk without any particular emphasis - it's a fascinating and privileged insight into an industry in turmoil
January 18, 2012
A consistently engaging documentary that's paced like a thriller and spiced up by a few colourful characters worthy of fiction.
December 24, 2011
Filmmaker Andrew Rossi has cobbled together a largely well-balanced examination of America's 'paper of record' and produced a multilayered look into the precarious state of print journalism in today's social-media-driven world.
November 23, 2011
This is a thought-provoking film for those interested in journalism.
November 9, 2011
In a culture where information is perceived to be free, we may be closer to learning the cost of losing the New York Times.
October 27, 2011
Page One is a pretty even-handed film, asking hard questions about what the Internet and media aggregation does to the quality of news that we're getting.
September 28, 2011
Fascinating viewing not only for fully paid-up NYT subscribers but anyone with a fleeting interest in the past, present or future of the newspaper industry.
September 25, 2011
This is a thoughtful fly-on-the-wall documentary that anyone concerned with the future of democracy should see.
September 23, 2011
Morris, whose previous work includes the remarkable The Thin Blue Line and The Fog of War, does not hesitate to provoke.
September 22, 2011
It's a bracing reminder that good writing and good journalism don't happen naturally; they have to be nurtured.
September 22, 2011
Timely and oddly inspiring.
September 22, 2011
It's a complex, troubling story told with chastening intelligence...
September 22, 2011
A thought-provoking documentary that throws a spotlight on the beleagured newspaper trade and the values traditional journalism help sustain.
September 22, 2011
Frequently fascinating and consistently entertaining, this is a must-see for media junkies everywhere, thanks to an engaging cast of characters, some fortuitous timing on the part of the production and a series of topical, thought-provoking themes.
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