Martin Baron says he arrived at the Boston Globe from the Miami Herald in 2001 as an "outsider", not a "new-comer". He says that label mattered.
The catechism the cardinal gave Baron at their first meeting is the physical catechism used in the same scene in the movie
Baron says the value of investigative reporting is not in an immediate monetary return, it is in cementing a paper's bond with its readers
Baron says there is no one thing that will save newspapers and that looking for "the moonshot" is useless because there is none. Papers are going to have to try a lot of different things.
Baron points out that when radio was first invented, announcers initially tried reading newspapers on air but it didn't work. Similarly, simply putting newspaper stories on the web won't work either.
"You're an inspiration and you're funny," Susan Harada thanks Marty Baron