During this episode of Lessons from the Screen we will be taking a look at the documentary produced by Brian Knappenberger entitled Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press. In this documentary we are taken through the trial of Wrestler Hulk Hogan as he sued Gawker for sex tape footage that they released. After the details of the trial are laid out there is a sharp zooming out that really gets into the heart of what the documentary is about. Billionaires using their power, influence, and wealth to control or destroy News Organizations. We will be looking into the documentary as always giving our opinion on it and the message it seeks to spread while also talking about some things that we could learn from this documentary as a community. In this episode of Lessons from the Screen we will be digging into, Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press.
The power of the elite and wealthy is always at the forefront of the minds of the masses in any society, especially given that most of them more than likely will not be a part of that club. Part of the purpose of News Organizations is to check their influence and put it out on display for all the masses to see. But what happens when that power and influence (which is typically directed at politics and business matters) takes an adversarial stance against News Organizations that it doesn’t like for whatever reason.
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