The definitive, inside story of the "News of the World" scandal, from the award-winning investigative journalist who has worked tirelessly to uncover the truth. Discloses for the first time the full extent of crimes committed by the corporation and other Fleet Street papers, and how News International attempted to protect itself with lies, threats and money, plus, probes the relationship between Murdoch and the government. *Also appeared in June 2014 Buyer's Notes*
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 five books: White Lies, which uncovered a racist miscarriage of justice in Texas; Murder on Ward Four, which examined the collapse of the NHS through the murder of children by Nurse Beverly Allitt; Dark Heart, a journey through the wasteland of British poverty; School Report, revealing chaos in government education policy; and Flat Earth News, exposing falsehood and propaganda in news media. He has three children and lives in Sussex.