Live from Baghdad

Poynter Institute for Media Studies ranks "Live From Baghdad"

Live From Baghdad, Written and produced by Richard Chapman, rated 17th best out of top 25 journalism movies.

This made-for-TV HBO movie shows the pivotal moment in CNN history when the network was in Iraq for the start of the Persian Gulf War in 1991. It showed the power of a 24-hour news network. Actor Michael Keaton (who, by the way, is in three of the movies on this list) is superb as CNN producer Robert Wiener.

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