'Framing Britney Spears' is as much about the singer's fans as her legal woes

"Framing Britney Spears" skips the more obvious title, "Free Britney," the name of a fan-driven movement that's ultimately the primary focus of this latest "The New York Times Presents" documentary. Although Spears' career, and the media's hounding of her, provide the backbone of the FX/Hulu presentation, there's no escaping a tabloid tone despite the newspaper's pedigree.

'Framing Britney Spears' is as much about the singer's fans as her legal woes
"Framing Britney Spears" skips the more obvious title, "Free Britney," the name of a fan-driven movement that's ultimately the primary focus of this latest "The New York Times Presents" documentary. Although Spears' career, and the media's hounding of her, provide the backbone of the FX/Hulu presentation, there's no escaping a tabloid tone despite the newspaper's pedigree.