Bill Keller, the New York Times' executive editor, famously regrets letting "The Daily Show" into his paper's newsroom back in 2009, a decision that culminated in an awkward, fun-making spoof on the paper of record. But that didn't stop him from green-lighting yet another camera crew that wanted to document the inner workings of the Grey Lady.
The second go-round went a lot more smoothly, resulting in "Page One," a buzzy Andrew Rossi film about the state of journalism and the news industry as told through the lens of the Times media desk. And in another sign that the paper of record may be taking a more relaxed view of its public image, the Times also sent one of the key editorial hands featured in "Page One," media editor Bruce Headlam, on as a guest on last night's "Daily Show." Rossi was supposed to do the interview, but was feeling "under the weather," host Jon Stewart said. Headlam spoke kindly on the director's behalf.
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