Flat Earth News

Flat Earth News: An Award-winning Reporter Exposes Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, British History, 20th Century Britain
Paperback Published on: 01/01/2009
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Flat Earth News
Essential reading
I read this book when it first came out a few years ago. Even then, the book's exploration of media practices was shocking. However with the recent allegat... READ MORE
Susanne C Ard

Synopsis

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

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099512684
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 298g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm

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Flat Earth News
Shocking but necessary reading
This book is exceptionally well researched, truthful, coherently written, and absolutely necessary. It is what exactly what good journalism should be but m... READ MORE
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