PG-13 | | Drama, History
The story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was discovered he fabricated over half of his articles from the publication The New Republic magazine.
Hanna Rosin, a real life journalist who was a colleague of both Stephen Glass and Charles Lane, worked as an adviser to writer/director Billy Ray. The character of Catlin Avery was based loosely on Hanna Rosin.
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In May of 2003, he published his first novel, "The Fabulist", about an ambitious journalist who invents stories and characters in order to further his career.
Chuck tells Stephen the writers from Forbes Magazine can look up the records in the office building where the National Assembly supposedly took place. This is inaccurate because the writers from Forbes Magazine are not a government agency therefore the owners of the office building aren't legally obligated to provide those records because it would be considered privileged information.
$77,540 (USA) (2 November 2003)
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