The Fifth Estate Butting In: Big Tobacco Meets Big Media

The Fifth Estate Butting In: Big Tobacco Meets Big Media

An alarming investigation that exposes the corporate interests running TV news in the United States. Journalist Linden MacIntyre presents the true story behind the movie The Insider which dramatized 60 Minutes' Mike Wallace and Diane Sawyer's fight to broadcast whistleblower Dr. Jeffrey Wigand's story. Journalists, lawyers, tobacco industry experts and TV executives take sides in a story that questions journalistic values and ethics. This program pursues the truth behind the shocking stories that shook the foundations of Big Tobacco. Find out how two big US networks were cowed into capitulation and submission..

  • 1999
  • 00:48:38
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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