For me, he represented the idea that writing could still be informed and provocative -- even about things like the media, especially about things like the media. He represented to me that quality still matters.
Can print journalists be objective about the future of news? Page One: Inside the New York Times and the Future of Journalism attempts to answer this question in 17 essays and interviews with respected and well-known writers.
Page One is a portrait of chaos, and a compelling one at that. It's not a newspaper article or a well-structured op-ed. It's a testament to the sort of journalism that still matters, that still separates Page One from the Internet's homepages.
Could the Times go out of business? That's the question nervously circled by Andrew Rossi's riveting new documentary. I sat down with Rossi to discuss whether our society, lost in the digital din, cares about hard facts and truth.