Essay on Film Journalism and ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN

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“All the President’s Men shows one of the most optimistic portrayals that the genre has to offer… Both reporters lead ethically correct investigations; questionable methods in their research hardly occur. Here there are already signs of the eminent and much discussed dilemma of investigative journalism: Is a journalist allowed to use illegal research methods in order to expose illegal deals? Does the aim justify the method? And where does one draw the line?”