11 of the greatest films set in the world of journalism

11 of the greatest films set in the world of journalism

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Journalism is in the spotlight at the movies this holiday season with "Bombshell" (which depicts the culture of sexual harassment at Fox News) and "Richard Jewell" (which has come under fire for its unfounded depiction of a real reporter). 

Only one of those is likely to join the ranks of the finest films about journalism and its impact on society. Following are 11 of the best — from the whimsical “His Girl Friday” to the unsettling “Zodiac.”

By Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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