‘Truth’ Movie Warned of Power of Government in Mass Media

‘Truth’ Movie Warned of Power of Government in Mass Media

The movie “Truth” was originally released on October 30, 2015, and was set in New York City, in 2004. IMDb described “Truth” as a newsroom drama that documented the 2004 incident involving CBS’s “60 Minutes,” when they reported President George W. Bush avoided his military service during the Vietnam War. This story ruined the career […]

Barack Obama Fact-Checked Donald Trump Speech

Barack Obama Fact-Checked Donald Trump Speech

According to “Time,” on Friday, July 22, 2016, President Barack Obama played the role of fact-checker after the acceptance speech of the Republican Presidential candidate, Donald Trump and announced he was expected to speak at the upcoming Democratic National Convention (DNC). “USA Today” reported that Obama dismissed Trump’s criticisms of the current conditions of the […]

‘Kill the Messenger’ Explains Importance of Credible Sources

‘Kill the Messenger’ Explains Importance of Credible Sources

Bluegrass Films produced the movie reenactment of Gary Webb’s compelling story about journalism that explained the importance of credible sources in “Kill the Messenger.” According to NPR, Jeremy Renner played Webb, who was a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter in California, for the “San Jose Mercury News” in 1996. Webb conducted a year-long investigation, which led […]