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‘Richard Jewell,’ Skepticism, And Media Literacy -Part 1

‘Richard Jewell,’ Skepticism, And Media Literacy -Part 1

The recent Clint Eastwood film Richard Jewell holds interesting lessons about skepticism, media literacy, and both the obligations and difficulties of translating real events into fictional entertainment. It’s no secret that non-police security officers get little or no respect. They’re universally mocked and ignored in malls, security checkpoints, and airports. The stereotype is the self-important, dim, chubby […]