Gothamist
Date: 2011-06-16
Author: John Del Signore

Article Mentions
Author, John Del Signore
Mentioned, David Carr
Mentioned, Andrew Rossi
Mentioned, LE CIRQUE
Mentioned, Le Cirque
Mentioned, The New York Times
Two years ago the dramatic decline in advertising revenue and the ascent of online media combined to create a financial maelstrom that brought down one regional newspaper after another. Across the board, the situation for newspapers was so dire that the inconceivable began to seem highly plausible: That the New York Times might actually fold. Criticizing the Times establishment is a fun and important American pastime, but with so many other newspapers crumbling, the Times has increasingly become the nation's most robust and important investigative news organization. But in 2009 the Times was acutely imperiled, and filmmaker Andrew Rossi (LE CIRQUE: A Table in Heaven) just so happened to be inside its costly new offices with the cameras roll...(read more)
... Two years ago the dramatic decline in advertising revenue and the ascent of online media combined to create a financial maelstrom that brought down one regional newspaper after another. Across the board, the situation for newspapers was so dire that ...


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