Movie | Student journalism shines in HBO movie
by Megan Basham
Posted 5/07/20, 05:43 pm
Real-life tales of intrepid journalists bringing down corrupt powers are staples in film and television. HBO’s new made-for-cable movie stands out not just for its A-list lead (Hugh Jackman), but because the reporter who breaks the story is a teenage girl.
The publication: her high-school newspaper. The power she takes down: the administration of her school district, one of the highest-ranked in the nation.