Flat Earth News

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 ...

Flat Earth News

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

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Flat Earth News
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Nick Davies
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-30 - Publisher: Random House

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Flat Earth
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: Christine Garwood
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-17 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

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Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Kelly Weill
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-22 - Publisher: Algonquin Books

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Creating Freedom
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Raoul Martinez
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-29 - Publisher: Canongate Books

In the run up to the June 8th General Election, Raoul Martinez and his publisher have decided to make the ebook of his book Creating Freedom free to readers in the UK so that the ideas and knowledge contained within it can be as widely disseminated as possible. We are
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Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Will Hutton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-30 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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