"We cannot be indifferent to the fact that all governments lie – lies from governments cost us lives," says grave journalist Amy Goodman of the independent American news portal Democracy Now !. documentary All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of IF Stone, which among other things is about Goodman's work, is a compelling study of today's investigative journalism – a testament to how important this business is to a functioning democratic society.
Inspiration. IF Stone – "Izzy" among friends – was a pioneer in American grave journalism and perhaps best known for "IF Stone's Weekly", a self-published newsletter with political reports that appeared in. . .