Hack Attack

How the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch. Nominiert: Samuel Johnson Prize 2014, Orwell Prize 2015, Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2014

A SUNDAY TIMES TOP 5 BESTSELLER
LONGLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2014
SHORTLISTED FOR THE FT BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2014
SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2015

At first, it seemed like a small story. The royal correspondent of the News of the World was cuaght listening in on Buckingham Palace voicemails. He was quietly sent to prison and the case was closed.

But Nick Davies felt sure there was a lot more going on.

And he was right.

Hack Attack is the definitive inside story of one of the major scandals of our age, told by the man who exposed it. Davies and a network of rebel lawyers, MPs and celebrities took on Rupert Murdoch, one of the most powerful men in the world, and in bringing him down they uncovered a world of crime and cover-up reaching from the newsroom to Scotland Yard and to Downing Street.

This is the story of a network of corruption rooted deep within our society, and how it was dragged into the light.

'This has all the elements - lying, corruption, blackmail - at the highest levels of government by the biggest newspaper in London' GEORGE CLOONEY
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"This is the book we've been waiting for, the thrilling and important inside story of how a single reporter came through with the truth of the hacking scandals. He exposed shameful intrusions, the years of deceit, lies, and bullying. And he did more. He revealed a rottenness at the heart of British life in the relations of press, police, and Parliament, institutions that, taken as a whole, failed the big test. Hack Attack is an indictment of the worst of journalism, but is itself an exhilarating demonstration of how the best of journalism-hard-won, honest reporting-is the lifeblood of any democracy." Sir Harold Evans
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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.
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 464
Erscheinungsdatum 02.04.2015
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-09-957236-7
Verlag Vintage Publishing
Maße (L/B/H) 19,8/12,8/3,2 cm
Gewicht 395 g
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