Jan Schaffer

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Executive Director of J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism at American University; former Pulitzer Prize-wining reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer

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Many films carry the vague message, "based on a true story." A new film carries the equally vague but tantalizing, "some of this actually happened."

Covering the Sting Operation behind 'American Hustle'

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