June 1, 2007

TIME OUT: 50 Reasons to Love Journalism

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Newroom trainers from Poynter's NEWSCOACH Listerv came up with their 50 favorite journalism films (* are my suggestions).

1. "-30-" aka "Deadline Midnight"
2. "Absence of Malice"
3. "Ace in the Hole"

"Ace in the Hole"
4. "All the President's Men"
5. *"Almost Famous"
6. *"Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy"
7. "Blessed Event"
8. "Blood Diamond"
9. "Broadcast News"

"Broadcast News"
10. "Capote"
11. "Capturing the Friedmans"
12. "The China Syndrome"
13. "Citizen Kane"
14. "Continental Divide"
15. "Deadline USA"
16. *"The Devil Wears Prada"
17 *"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
18. "Fletch"

"Fletch"
19. "Fletch Lives"
20. "Foreign Correspondent"
21. "The Front Page"
22. "Good Night and Good Luck"
23. "His Girl Friday"
24. *"The Hudsucker Proxy"
25. "I Love Trouble"
26. "The Insider"
27. "The Killing Fields"

"The Killing Fields"
28. "Live from Baghdad"
29. "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance"
30. *"Missing"
31. *"Never Been Kissed"
32. "Network"

"Network"
33. "Northside 777"
34. Nothing Sacred
35. "The Paper"
36. "The Pelican Brief"
37. "The Quiet American"
38. *"Salvador"
39. "Shattered Glass"

"Shattered Glass"
40. *"Street Smart"
41. "The Shipping News"
42. "Teacher's Pet"
43. "True Crime"
44. "Under Fire"
45. *"Velvet Goldmine"

"Velvet Goldmine"
46. *"Veronica Guerin"
47. *"When the Sky Falls"
48. "Woman of the Year"
49. "The Year of Living Dangerously"
50. *"Zodiac"

"Zodiac"

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