'Page One' -- 2 1/2 stars

R; 1:31 running time Watching "Page One: Inside the New York Times" is like talking to a smart person with a severe case of attention-deficit disorder; a lot of what you hear is intriguing, but you wish he or she could stick to the point. Though it's blessed with a strong subject and some memorable characters and situations, this fitfully engaging documentary can't settle on anything even close to a single theme or line of inquiry. As directed by Andrew Rossi (who co-wrote and co-produced with Kate Novack), "Page One" ends up all over the map. Even though the film's title leads you to believe it will be concerned solely with The New York Times, the mighty monarch of daily journalism, "Page One" has many other things on its mind, starting with the crisis that what's come to be known as legacy media face in the Internet age. -- Kenneth TuranRead the full review
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