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date: 25 August 2019

Ace in the Hole 

Source:
A Dictionary of Journalism
Author(s):

Tony Harcup

The title of a film (dir. Billy Wilder, 1951) showing how an unscrupulous journalist tramples over the lives of ordinary people and manipulates reality to create a story that will sell better. There have been countless films made about journalism, but this is widely seen as one of the most savage critiques of journalistic ... ...

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