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Description - Tell Me No Lies by John Pilger

At a time when journalism is under attack as never before, Tell Me No Lies could not be more timely. It is a celebration of the very best investigative journalism, and some of the greatest practitioners of the craft- Seymour Hersh on the My Lai massacre; Paul Foot on the Lockerbie cover-up; Wilfred Burchett, the first Westerner to enter Hiroshima following the atomic bombing; Israeli journalist Amira Hass, reporting from the Gaza Strip in the 1990s; G-nter Wallraff, the great German undercover reporter; Jessica Mitford on 'The American Way of Death'; Martha Gelhorn on the liberation of the death camp at Dachau. The book, a selection of articles, broadcasts and books extracts that revealed important and disturbing truths, ranges from across many of the critical events, scandals and struggles of the past fifty years. Along the way it bears witness to epic injustices committed against the peoples of Vietnam, Cambodia, East Timor and Palestine. John Pilger sets each piece of reporting in its context and introduces the collection with a passionate essay arguing that the kind of journalism he celebrates here is being subverted by the very forces that ought to be its enemy. Taken a

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099437451
ISBN-10: 0099437457
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 30mm)
Pages: 672
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Pilger

John Pilger has been a war correspondent, author and film-maker. He has twice won British journalism's highest award, that of Journalist of the Year. Among a number of other awards, he has been International Reporter of the Year and winner of the UN Association Media Peace Prize. He lives in London.

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