If you’ve seen the movie Spotlight ...
you’ll know what Marty Baron stands for: tenacious, ambitious journalism. Invaluable, distinct work that only journalists can do.
The man who was the catalyst behind The Boston Globe Spotlight Team’s investigation into sex abuse in the Catholic Church is now at The Washington Post, the storied newspaper of Woodward and Bernstein and Watergate. Baron and the Post are embracing the digital age with an unwavering commitment to meaningful journalism.
Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post, in conversation with CBC’s Robyn Bresnahan
Baron packed the house at Carleton on Feb. 3, 2016. The former Boston Globe editor spoke eloquently about journalism’s mission just weeks before the movie Spotlight, which was based on work he and his team did at the Globe, won an Oscar for Best Picture.
The movie put journalism front and centre in a way that hadn’t happened since All the President’s Men was released in the 1970s.