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The 9 Best (Inspired by a True Story) Movies about Journalism

November 21, 2017

While journalists are always on alert for the latest news and the biggest scoops, sometimes they become the stories themselves. This month, HDNET MOVIES is airing the cable network PREMIERE of Truth, the 2015 political docudrama based on former CBS News producer Mary Mapes’ memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power. American journalist and former news anchor Dan Rather, who is portrayed by Robert Redford in the movie, will introduce the film on Sunday, December 3rd at 6:50/5:50c and offer personal commentary on his involvement in the making of it and what the film says about American journalism. Below is a list of the 9 Best (Inspired by a True Story) Movies about Journalism.

1. Citizen Kane (1941)

2. All the President’s Men (1976)

3. The Killing Fields (1984)

4. Spotlight (2015)

5. Zodiac (2007)

6. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

7. Frost/Nixon (2008)

8. Shattered Glass (2003)

9. Truth (2015)