Go Inside the Newsroom

PAGE ONE: Inside the New York Times gains unprecented access to The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk. With the Internet surpassing print as the main news source and newspapers all over the country going bankrupt, PAGE ONE chronicles the transformation of the media industry at its time of greatest turmoil. It gives us an up-close look at the vibrant cross-cubicle debates and collaborations, tenacious jockeying for on-the-record quotes, and skillful page-one pitching that produce the "daily miracle" of a great news organization. What emerges is a nuanced portrait of journalists continuing to produce extraordinary work under increasingly difficult circumstances. 

What the Critics Are Saying

  • “A vital, indispensable hell-raiser. Potent and provocative.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
  • “Slick, fun, and surprisingly sexy.” – John Lopez, Vanity Fair
  • “Essential viewing for news junkies” – Stephen Garrett, Esquire
  • “For journalism junkies, it's similar to the thrill of glimpsing the man behind the curtain of the great and powerful Oz.” – Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly
  • “**** A terrific tale.” – Joe Neumaier, NY Daily News  Read more...

Consider the Source

Participant Media’s social action campaign for PAGE ONE focuses on the importance of knowing the original source of the news you read, watch, hear and tweet and the difference between original reporting and commentary. TakePart is presenting "Consider the Source," a multi-part original series featuring award-winning reporters, photojournalists, and voices in digital media.  

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TakePart Exclusive: 'War at the Wall Street Journal' Author Sarah Ellison on the Mind of Murdoch

In a 2010 interview, long before phone hacking at News of the World had blown up into a full-fledged scandal, journalist Sarah Ellison talked to director Andrew Rossi and producer Kate Novack, the filmmakers responsible for Page One: Inside the New York Times.

In this video exclusive, Ellison details News Corp. head Rupert Murdoch's brand of "predatory" competitiveness, his "spiritual mesh" with Margaret Thatcher, and why the Bancroft family, after having owned the Wall Street Journal for 105 years, allowed Murdoch to add the paper to his media empire. Watch the video


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