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‘Good reporters don’t have friends, only sources’

From The Atlantic magazine’s review of the Russell Crowe-Ben Affleck-Helen Mirren starrer State of Play, releasing today, April 17: “The problem with journalism—and with journalism movies—is that getting the story isn’t the same thing as getting the girl, or getting the bad guy.  You file a story, and if you’re very, very lucky, and have…