How ‘Spotlight’ gets journalism right

At one point about a third of the way through Tom McCarthy’s Oscar-winning Spotlight, Boston Globe reporter Sasha Pfieffer, portrayed in the film by the ever-brilliant Rachel McAdams, meets with a source at a busy cafe for an interview. Upon seeing Sasha enter, the man stands abruptly to greet her, awkwardly knocking the table as he does so. His name is Joe Crowley and he is one of hundreds … Continue reading How ‘Spotlight’ gets journalism right