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NEWSFEED MONDAY: ’96 Olympics: The Railroading of Richard Jewell

J Robert Smith

  • Nov. 25, 2019
  • 5 min read

This is essential because the underlying theme of the [Clint Eastwood movie about Richard Jewell] is that the FBI and press are not to be trusted. Yet the way the press is portrayed often differs from reality,” Riley said in the letter to TheWrap on Monday.

Atlanta Journal Constitution editor-in-chief Kevin G. Riley, via TheWrap, November 18, 2019

[R]ecently the American Journalism Review sharply criticized The A.J. C. for the scanty confirmation and lack of skepticism in its coverage of Jewell.

“American Nightmare: The Ballard of Richard Jewell,” Vanity Affair, February 1997

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