In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters Michael Rezendes, Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. Determined and committed, the group makes it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.
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It struck some viewers as anachronistic that in this movie, very soon after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, some characters were already referring to them as "9/11." However, the term "9/11" actually started being used as a name for the events almost immediately after they occurred. For example, just two days afterward, on September 13, 2001, the New York Times announced the establishment of their "special campaign to raise money for the victims of the attack on the World Trade Center"; this was named The New York Times 9/11 Neediest Fund. Read More