Carr is complemented by the media department editor, Bruce Headlam, a talented aphorist. Overall, the film is more friendly than critical, to the point that the newspaper itself is sponsoring semi-promotional screenings. The accompanying book assembled by David Folkenflik, media correspondent for NPR News, contains a batch of articles and discussions bearing in one way or another on the documentary’s themes.


James Boylan is CJR’s founding editor.