“Here An Avalanche Of News Is Shaped”

Alistair Cook brought his Omnibus TV show into the New York Times newsroom in 1954 to see how men–and only men–published news in that era. Listen to those clunky typewriter keys tapping. Notice the lack of a healthy blue glow on the faces of the editors.

A piece of this Cook clip was included in the excellent doc about the latter-day Gray Lady, Page One: