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

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Does 'fake news' really exist? Find out from the ultimate insider.

After years of working as a respected journalist, Nick Davies, in this shocking expose, 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: 298 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
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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“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 allegations surrounding the rampant illegality at News... More

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“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 most often is not. In this book Nick Davies uses his experience... More

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