NYT publisher: lightweight cheerleader — or last, best defender?

“With a doomsday clock ticking for newspapers as we know them, no one has more at stake than fourth-generation New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., who is scrambling to keep his family’s prized asset alive,” said the intro on a Vanity Fair piece about Sulzberger by Mark Bowden. “Some see him as a lightweight cheerleader, others as the last, best defender of quality journalism.”