- Some of the greatest movies and TV shows related to the world of media are available on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, or via the online platforms of networks like HBO and NBC.
- “The Post” follows The Washington Post’s staff as they venture to publish the infamous “Pentagon Papers,” while “The Newsroom” offers an inside look at the making of an evening news program.
- From political thrillers to romantic comedies, here are some of the best movies and TV shows about the media that you can stream right now.
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Journalism and the media have been a frequent source of inspiration for filmmakers and TV show creators. There’s something about the hustle of a newsroom or the glossy allure of a fashion magazine that makes for a captivating story.
Movies like “Spotlight” and series like “The Morning Show” have been embraced by viewers and critics alike, while earning a number of prestigious awards.
Their on-screen reporters echo real-life journalists who chase sources, deadlines, or the pure thrill of the scoop. They produce news segments, cover fashion weeks, and uncover political conspiracies; and they look cool while doing it.
From the more light-hearted to the downright serious, here are 12 of the best movies and TV shows about the media to stream right now.