This is just a footnote to the discussion of real journalists appearing as
themselves in films and the performance aspects of actual news reporting (I
don't think anyone else has brought this up, and I apologize if I am
duplicating some other posting).
Whenever you see an interview on a news program, the reaction shots of the
interviewer are almost always made all together after the interview has
concluded, and the reactions are all little bits of acting/fakery by the
--Richard Leskosky
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