“At a time when the US public holds the news media in particularly low esteem, “Spotlight” demonstrates how important a newspaper can be in exposing vicious crimes that the church, the courts, and the police were all too willing to turn a blind eye to. Journalism has to play this watchdog role in other circumstances, too, where society’s official guardians prove utterly inadequate to the task.”
Sourced through Scoop.it from: archetypeinaction.com
Movie review by Michael Berkowitz. If you haven’t seen this movie yet, please make it a priority.