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Podcast: Culture wrap: Looking back on journalism in film after seeing ‘The Post’

Join podcast editor Alec Cowan, senior news editor Will Campbell and senior arts and culture editor Sararosa Davies as they discuss Steven Spielberg’s most recent film “The Post”, which examines a 1970s Washington Post as its publishers face the truth about the Vietnam War. The group then compares the movie to other films on journalism such as “Citizen Kane”, “All the President’s Men” and “Spotlight” before musing on what these movies mean to American history and culture.

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Music in this episode is “West Coast” and “Summer Dreams” by Ryan Little as found on

This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.

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Alec Cowan

Alec Cowan

Alec Cowan is the Podcast Editor for the Emerald. He spends most of his time purchasing books he doesn't read and listening to podcasts to sound more smarter.