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References 

Citizen Kane (1941)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
Ace in the Hole (1951)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
All the President's Men (1976)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
Network (1976)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
The Verdict (1982)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
The Killing Fields (1984)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
Broadcast News (1987)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
JFK (1991)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
The Paper (1994)
Towards the end of the film, it's revealed that Michael Keaton's character was the metro editor before he was the Spotlight editor. In The Paper, Keaton played the metro editor of a fictional newspaper.
The Insider (1999)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
Frost/Nixon (2008)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
State of Play (2009)
In both films Rachel McAdams plays a reporter who helps uncovered a conspiracy.

Referenced in 

Midnight Screenings: The Letters/Spotlight (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Billy Joel/J.K. Simmons (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy Fallon as he announces Mark Ruffalo as the following night's guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Christian Slater/Retta/Sam Hunt/Matt Sorum (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Terrible Sponsors segment
Half in the Bag: The Hateful Eight/The Ridiculous 6 (2016) (TV Episode)
Jay express his dislike for some spotlights in The Hateful Eight, to which Mike says the movie had the same DP for the film Spotlight
Mike and Mike in the Morning: Episode dated 14 January 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
'Mike Greenberg' reads the list of Best Picture nominees for the 88th Academy Awards
Mike and Mike in the Morning: Episode dated 27 January 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by 'Mike Greenberg.
Mike and Mike in the Morning: Episode dated 15 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk in discussion of the Oscars
Point Shoot 'n' Eat: 103 - Academy Awards Preview (2016) (TV Episode)
Title is discussed in Academy Awards preview
Mike and Mike in the Morning: Episode dated 26 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ryen Russillo in discussion of the Oscars
TruInside: Tommy Boy (2016) (TV Episode)
Name of movie is shown in graphic
500 Questions: Episode #2.4 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Academy Awards" category
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mark Ruffalo/Paula Patton/The Lucas Brothers (2016) (TV Episode)
Mark Ruffalo talks about his Oscar nomination for his previous movie
Half in the Bag: Shut in and Arrival (2016) (TV Episode)
Jay refers to Spotlight as "the Marvel/DC crossover film that we've been waiting for"
Sean Bradley Reviews: Moonlight (2017) (TV Episode)
Sean mentions that it won Best Picture instead of 'The Revenant'
The Keepers: The Revelation (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Don't Tell: Interviews (2017) (Video)
This similarly themed film is mentioned by actor Aden Young.
Saturday Night Live: Sam Rockwell/Halsey (2018) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and poster visible during 'Tucchi Gang'.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Holly Hunter/Jason Jones/Alan Cage (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the trailer for 'Newspaper Movie'
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 10 August 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark Wright.
Press: Magic (2018) (TV Episode)
Raz Kane mentions the movie

Featured in 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mark Ruffalo/Kendrick Lamar (2016) (TV Episode)
Mark Ruffalo introduces a clip from his movie
73rd Golden Globe Awards (2016) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best screenplay-motion picture, best motion picture-drama.
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter: Actors (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2016) (TV Special)
Footage shown.
Honest Trailers: The Oscars (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Half in the Bag: The 2016 Oscars (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed
The Oscars (2016) (TV Special)
nominee clips
Honest Trailers: The Revenant (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Honest Trailers: The Oscars 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Seen in 90 Years of Oscars montage
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movies of 2015 (2016) (TV Episode)
Spotlight gets an honorable mention.

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