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  • Published: 30 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781407018959
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

Flat Earth News

An Award-winning Reporter Exposes Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media




Explosive, controversial and ground-breaking - award-winning investigative journalist Nick Davies exposes the shocking corruption of today's media.

Does ‘fake news’ really exist? Find out from the ultimate insider.
After years of working as a respected journalist, Nick Davies, in this shocking exposé, reveals what really goes on behind the scenes of this contentious industry.

From a prestigious newspaper that allowed intelligence agencies to plant fiction in its columns, to the newsroom that routinely rejected stories due to racial bias, to the number of papers that accepted cash bribes. Gripping, thought-provoking and revelatory, this is an insider’s look at one of the most tainted professions.

‘Meticulous, fair-minded and utterly gripping’ Telegraph
‘Powerful and timely...his analysis is fair, meticulously researched and fascinating’ Observer

  • Pub date: 30 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781407018959
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

About the Author

Nick Davies

Nick Davies writes investigative stories for the Guardian, and has been named Journalist of the Year, Reporter of the Year and Feature Writer of the Year in British press awards. Between July 2009 and July 2011, he wrote more than a hundred stories about crime in Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World. He has written six books including White Lies and Dark Heart, and the bestselling Flat Earth News, exposing falsehood and propaganda in news media. Hack Attack is his latest book.

He has three children and lives in Sussex.

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Praise for Flat Earth News

“Important, vital, urgent”

Financial Times

“Meticulous, fair-minded and utterly gripping”

Sam Leith, Daily Telegraph

“If you read newspapers, you MUST read this book”

John Humphrys

“A must-read for anyone worried about journalism - which, on this analysis, should be everyone”

Ian Hislop

“Powerful and timely...his analysis is fair, meticulously researched and fascinating”

Observer


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