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Kill the Messenger

Gary Webb, Jon Stewart, and the Stories That Are Too True to Tell

Will Bunch | Posted 10.13.2014 | Media
Will Bunch

The real reason that people call funnyman Stewart "the most trusted news source in America" is that he's an outsider. He rarely worries about offending his journalistic colleagues or angering high-level news sources who won't return his phone calls -- because he doesn't really have any.

Kill the Messenger and Question the Chief

Jon Eig | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

We live in a world of paradoxes. One of them is that as information becomes more and more accessible, we as a society become less and less informed. Finding truth in the noise seems impossible.

Ryan Grim

Kill The Messenger: How The Media Destroyed Gary Webb

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Douglas Farah was in El Salvador when the San Jose Mercury News broke a major story in the summer of 1996: The Nicaraguan Contras, a con...

Ryan Grim

Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once r...

Kill the Messenger With Michael Cuesta (VIDEO)

Rob Feld | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

In his new film, Kill the Messenger, director Michael Cuesta tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning cum vilified journalist Gary Webb, via a sensitive performance by Jeremy Renner. Here, Cuesta talked to me about the story behind the story and working with his talented cast.

Why Jeremy Renner's Kill the Messenger Role Is Like Rock Music

Nell Minow | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

Jeremy Renner co-produced and stars in Kill the Messenger, based on the story of real-life investigative reporter Gary Webb. In an interview, Renner and director Michael Cuesta spoke about bringing Webb's story to the screen.

Movie Review: Kill the Messenger -- Get the Message Out

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the rare journalism movie that gets it right when it comes to depicting the day-to-day on a daily newspaper.

Interview: Director Michael Cuesta on Kill the Messenger

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Kill the Messenger is based on the true story of reporter Gary Webb, a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper journalist in the 1990s who documented CIA involvement in importing cocaine in the 1980s, to help fund the Contras in Nicaragua -- and then was hounded out of journalism.

10 Tips Whistleblowers Need to Know to Protect Themselves

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Are you an employee at a company that is financially corrupt, or engaging in cover-ups of unethical or illegal behavior? If you're thinking of blowing...

Building a Better Occupation -- Through the Occupation

Maria Armoudian | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Maria Armoudian

The Occupiers of Wall Street have good reason to be angry. So do the rest of Americans who are not participating in the demonstrations. As noted by co...