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Award-winning investigative journalist Nick Schou is managing editor of OC Weekly. He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which provided the basis for the 2014 Focus Features release starring ...
... audio of interviews, pictures of the journalist in the field ? It can be done and has been done, but the experiments in transparency of the early web - notably the extraordinary 1996 investigative series by the aptly named Gary Webb in the San Jose Mercury news, about the CIA's involvement in the ...

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Gary Webb, and the convicted West Coast drug kingpin, Freeway Rickey Ross, a reputed CIA asset, had solid evidence. Webb was wrongfully discredited through a fabrication of evidence. Before Webb had an opportunity to clear his name, Webb caught the CIA's infamous ...
Synopsis: Based on the Christa Worthington case, an out of work fisherman has an affair with a fashion writer wintering on the Cape. She returns two years later with his child, and when she is ..... Synopsis: Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb. The film takes place in the mid-1990s, when Webb ...
That movie was directly based on the life of Gary Webb, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who investigated the CIA. The series shares a similar title and some similar themes, but that's it. According to Deadline, Shoot The Messenger "follows Daisy Channing, a young reporter trying to balance a messy ...
I didn't realize that it was also part of The U.S. Government's vicious counterinsurgency against our community until I watched a film several years ago called “Kill The Messenger” that talked about how an investigative journalist named Gary Webb wrote a series of articles for The San Jose Mercury that ...

Award-winning investigative journalist Nick Schou is managing editor of OC Weekly. He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which provided the basis for the 2014 Focus Features release starring ...
The launching of the website and newsletter, and later an even-more ambitious project called I.F. Magazine, happened to coincide with the publication in 1996 of Gary Webb's "Dark Alliance" series at the San Jose Mercury-News. Webb's series reopened the contra-cocaine controversy with a ... Investigative Journalist
The launching of the website and newsletter, and later an even-more ambitious project called I.F. Magazine, happened to coincide with the publication in 1996 of Gary Webb's “Dark Alliance” series at the San Jose Mercury-News. Webb's series reopened the contra-cocaine controversy with a detailed ... Investigative Journalist
Director Doug Liman (Writing Studio, 9/1/17) describes American Made, his film about real-life drug dealer Barry Seal, as “a fun lie based on a true story.” So it's not like he's holding himself to a high standard of historical accuracy. For one thing, Seal (portrayed by Tom Cruise) did not meet Colombian ... Investigative Journalist
Dark Alliance was a series written by California-based reporter Webb and published in the San Jose Mercury News in 1996. In it, he ... Kill the Messenger, based on his account of what happened and a book of the same name about the saga by journalist Nick Schou was recently released in cinemas. Investigative Journalist
Gary Webb was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who did a lot of great work and certainly should be respected for his efforts to uncover the full ... the gang tackling of Webb instead of questioning whether those resources could have been better used to pursue the story instead of burying the reporter. Investigative Journalist
Kill the Messenger, a movie starring Jeremy Renner, just opened, about the life and death of Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Gary Webb, who committed suicide in 2004. Webb came late to the Iran/Contra scandal, long after most of the mainstream media had moved on. In 1996, he wrote a three-part ... Investigative Journalist
Mr. Webb eventually wrote his own book, “Dark Alliance: The C.I.A., The Contras and the Crack Cocaine Explosion,” and Nick Schou, a journalist who covered significant parts of Webb's downfall, wrote “Kill the Messenger: How the C.I.A.'s Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb. Investigative Journalist
Gary Webb and 'Kill the Messenger': Reporter played by Jeremy Renner honed journalism skills in Cleveland and Columbus .... "Gary had zero tolerance for sycophants and fools," said Evans, now an editorial writer and columnist for the Northeast Ohio Media Group. "The hardcore investigative ...
“To my mind, he exists now alongside I.F. Stone, Drew Pearson, George Seldes, Gary Webb, and others as seekers of truth at the steep price you ... On this week's Global Research News Hour, we review some of the highlights of this intrepid journalist's career with figures that have known, worked with, and ...
Parry, who died on January 27 after a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer at age 68, was also a Boomer reporter who cut his teeth on the biggest scandals in recent memory. As an Associated Press journalist he broke the story of Colonel Oliver North's involvement in the Iran-Contra affair in 1985. A year ...

As a father, grandfather, uncle, cousin, brother, husband, and yes, as a journalist, Bob touched so many lives and we will be processing and coming to terms ... To my mind, he exists now alongside I.F. Stone, Drew Pearson, George Seldes, Gary Webb, and others as seekers of truth at the steep price you ...
Stone also paid tribute to Parry's bravery, noting how “to my mind, he exists now alongside I.F. Stone, Drew Pearson, George Seldes, Gary Webb, and ... The journalist later revealed the involvement of National Security Council officer Oliver North in a clandestine operation to support the same contras with ...
The launching of the website and newsletter, and later an even-more ambitious project called I.F. Magazine, happened to coincide with the publication in 1996 of Gary Webb's “Dark Alliance” series at the San Jose Mercury-News. Webb's series reopened the contra-cocaine controversy with a detailed ...
I had a sinking feeling as I left Gary Webb off in Los Angeles for the last time. Yes, Gary was destroyed by the commercial media. Sitting in with a group of national anchors at a conference, one of them gave away the secret. “We know how to play the game,” he said. And playing the game today means that ...
With my dad, professional work has always been deeply personal, and his career as a journalist was thoroughly intertwined with his family life. I can recall kitchen table conversations in my early childhood that focused on the U.S.-backed wars in Central America and complaints about how his editors at The ...
Kill the Messenger, a movie starring Jeremy Renner, just opened, about the life and death of Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Gary Webb, who committed suicide in 2004. Webb came late to the Iran/Contra scandal, long after most of the mainstream media had moved on. In 1996, he wrote a three-part ...
Award-winning investigative journalist Nick Schou is Editor in Chief of OC Weekly. He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which provided the basis for the 2014 Focus Features release starring Jeremy Renner ...
He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which ...
Journalist Gary Webb holding a copy of his Contra-cocaine article in the ... James DiEugenio is a researcher and writer on the assassination of ...
He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which ...
After OC Weekly reporter Mary Carreon broke the news that Welch, who ... Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), ...
Renner then played the lead role in the 2014 drama Kill The Messenger, in which he played real-life San Jose-based journalist Gary Webb, ...
The paper lives up to that reputation when it goes about its discrediting the Pulitzer prize winning investigative journalist Gary Webb.
He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which ...
... establishment line can result in ridicule, ostracization, and — as in the case of former San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb — ruin.
Richard Bernstein, a foreign correspondent, culture reporter and book critic, ... a hagiographic 2014 film about “Dark Alliance” author Gary Webb — and a long list of ... Writer-director Quentin Tarantino having a character wear ...
Hastings, a journalist whose Rolling Stone expose of Gen. ... Gary Webb, the San Jose Mercury-News writer whose 1998 "Dark Alliance" series ...
Dark Alliance was a series written by California-based reporter Webb ... about the saga by journalist Nick Schou was recently released in cinemas. ... Smear campaign: Jeremy Renner as Gary Webb, in Kill The Messenger.
By Victoria Zhuang, CRIMSON STAFF WRITER October 24, 2014 ... The movie tells the true story of how American journalist Gary Webb ...
“Gary Webb was no journalism hero, despite what 'Kill the ... to focus on discrediting a fellow journalist instead of deepening the analysis of the story he highlighted. .... been better used to pursue the story instead of burying the reporter. ... Like the Washington Post op-ed writer Jeff Leen, I've covered this ...
Kill The Messenger: How The Media Destroyed Gary Webb .... In 1987, New York Times reporter Keith Schneider had flatly dismissed a ..... Yet the writer makes sure to take a swipe at Webb: “The first volume of the C.I.A. ...
Kill the Messenger, a movie starring Jeremy Renner, just opened, about the life and death of Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Gary Webb, who ...
The Resurrection of Reporter Gary Webb: Will Hollywood Give Him Last Word ... once-luminous investigative journalist Gary Webb extinguished his own life. .... written by Peter Landesman, a former investigative writer himself.
Gary Webb, a journalist at The San Jose Mercury News, thought it was a far-fetched story to begin with, but in 1995 and 1996, he dug in and ...
In 1986, the administration acknowledged that the Contras may have engaged in activity with drug traffickers but insisted that leaders of the rebels were not involved. In 1996, a series of newspaper reports known as the Dark Alliance, which was written by journalist Gary Webb, claimed that the CIA may ...
Maj. Gary Webb, 88th Inpatient Operations Squadron Critical Care Flight commander, reviews patient information with Capt. Lady Laarni Domingo, 88th Medical Group Intensive Care Unit nurse and Critical Care Registered Nurse certified. ..... The journalist refused to provide any corroborating evidence that they occurred.
Award-winning investigative journalist Nick Schou is Editor in Chief of OC Weekly. He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which provided the basis for the 2014 Focus Features release starring Jeremy Renner ...
30 tweet by ex-LA Weekly journalist Jason McGahan, who identified ex-Register editorial writer Steven Greenhut as a partner of Calle at Semanal. ... He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which provided the ...
He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which ...
He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which ...
He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which ...
As investigative journalist Gary Webb wrote in his book Dark Alliance: ... could reply, a reporter from the New York Times loudly sneered, ...
Gary Webb of Wilmington buys supplies that included a weather radio, gas .... Reporter F.T. Norton can be reached at 910-343-2070 or Fran.


 

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