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'Kill the Messenger' a cautionary tale for crusading reporters
'Kill the Messenger' a cautionary tale for crusading reporters

The key moment in "Kill the Messenger" takes place when imprisoned drug lord Norwin Meneses, suavely played by Andy Garcia, turns to Jeremy Renner's crusading journalist, Gary Webb, and asks a deceptively simple question: "Now that you know the truth, you're faced with the most important decision of your life: whether to share it." To San Jose Mercury News reporter Webb, who's spent his entire career believing in the value of searching for and then fearlessly reporting the truth, that query is a nonstarter. He doesn't yet believe what he's later told, that some stories are just too true to tell, that the truth may set you free but it can also...

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