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Title Dial M for Murdoch : News Corporation and the corruption of Britain / Thomas Watson and Martin Hickman.
Author Watson, Tom, 1967-
Publication New York, N.Y. : Blue Rider Press/Penguin Group, [2012]
Copyright date ©2012
Description xix, 359 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Call # 070.172 W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Provides a connected account of the wrongdoings over the last decade at News International, the extraordinary lengths to which News Corporation covered up the corruption, and how the corporation was finally exposed.
Contents The wrong headlines -- Wapping's news factory -- The dark arts -- First heads roll -- Rogue defence -- The Manchester lawyers -- One determined reporter -- Intimidating Parliament -- A murder -- Our man in Downing Street -- Losing a battle -- Out of control -- U-turn at Wapping -- Summer's lease -- A missing girl -- Sky plus -- "We are sorry" -- Democracy day -- Assault on the establishment -- The Ghosts of Wapping -- The press on trial -- Darker and darker.
Subject Murdoch, Rupert, 1931-
News Corporation.
Journalism -- Great Britain.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Great Britain.
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Great Britain.
Political corruption -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century.
Addl. Author Hickman, Martin.
ISBN 0399162631

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