Journalists struggle to get the facts right when news breaks, but the wiser among us remember writer Alan Barth, who observed that reporters write “only the first draft of the story,” and only later do we learn the whole story. .
At the world premiere of the documentary. “Diamond Hands: The Legend of WallStreetBets”, I learned there was much more to the fall, rise, and subsequent gyrations of video game retailer GameStop’s stock. And after listening to three of the meme stock investors speak at the South by Southwest Film Festival, I realized The whole story is not what I thought.