Can this movie make journalism “cool” again?

While we are at it, let’s list the best journalism movies of all time.
I would put films like Citizen Kane in the lineup.  And of course Spotlight.  How about “Broadcast News.”
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I would also include a movie called “The Paper.”  It included a great line from Robert Duvall’s publisher character:

“I hate columnists. Why do I have all these columnists? I got political columnists, guest columnists, celebrity columnists. The only thing I don’t have is a dead columnist. That’s the kind I could really use.”

 

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ProPublica generated this list, in no particular order.

Absence of Malice (1981)

Ace in the Hole (1951)

All the President’s Men (1976)

A Lynching at the Curve, by Ida B. Wells (1892)

Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)

The Insider (1999)

The Parallax View (1974)

I would  not include silly films like “His Girl Friday.”  Or worse, “Anchorman.”
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