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Lane DeGregory podcast: Episode 100 - Movies about us

Tom Jones of the Poynter Institute talks about his favorite journalism movies. [Martha Asencio-Rhine]
Published Nov. 13
Updated Nov. 13

Media guru Tom Jones of the Poynter Institute shares his top 25 films about journalists. We weigh in with our own favorites and riff about what rings true.

See Tom’s picks: There are a surprising amount of great journalism movies

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  2. These kids have their own podcast about children's books. And they told us about their favorite stories. MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE
  3. Author Beth Macy, center, tells the story behind her latest book, Dopesick. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  4. Tom Jones of the Poynter Institute talks about his favorite journalism movies. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  5. In the Tampa Bay Times newsroom, we capture each other's quotes on a wall of fame. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  6. Jan Winburn encourages reporters to put themselves into their stories when they have a unique perspective to add. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  7. Lincoln DeLuna and his family feed ducks on an August afternoon. JOHN PENDYGRAFT   |  Times
  8. Monica Herndon was a regular presence at football and baseball games in Tampa Bay. Julio Aguilar
  9. Victor Becerra, a U.S. citizen born in Mexico, holds a picture of his family drawn by his son. "JOHN PENDYGRAFT   |   TIMES"  |  Tampa Bay Times
  10. Esmeralda Bermudez of the Los Angeles Times talks to high school students. The Pearl Post