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Oil that spoils and the sp -oils of war!

Advantages: Interesting facts
Disadvantages: Irritating writing style

A venture capitalist invests in a company likely to succeed in the marketplace and hence show a profit to the investor, Dragons Den style. A vulture capitalist, what this book is about, looks to invest in a firm likely to fail to earn a profit in the near ...

thedevilinme 04.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Vultures Picnic - Greg Palast

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Many events, and many ways with words

Advantages: Fascinating insights into British events and culture from all points of the spectrum
Disadvantages: None, really

The editor Ruth Winstone, a former Senior Clerk at the House of Commons and editor of recently published diaries by Tony Benn and Chris Mullin, has compiled an impressive volume (nearly 700 pages) which brings together extracts from politicians and ...

JOHNV 05.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Events, Dear Boy, Events: A Political Diary of Britain from Woolf to Campbell - Ruth Winstone

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Never believe anything until it's officially denied!

Advantages: The truth is out there
Disadvantages: But you have to want to find it

The truth is often offensive and that's why most of you have only ever heard your news from aesthetically pleasing TV journalists like Raggi Omah, John Simpson and Kate Aidie, patronising you with sanitised sound bites so you can sleep guilt free at night ...

thedevilinme 23.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Tell Me No Lies: Investigative Journalism and its Triumphs - John Pilger (Editor)

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Tell Me No Lies

Advantages: great book
Disadvantages: None

"Tell Me No Lies" is one of the best books I've ever read. According to:smh.com "Alongside such famous stories as fellow Australian Philip Knightley's thalidomide scandal and Seymour Hersh's investigation of how US soldiers massacred hundreds of civili ...

Nazuku 12.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Tell Me No Lies: Investigative Journalism and its Triumphs - John Pilger (Editor)

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Tell Me No Lies

Advantages: Superb book, great collection, Pilger's comments.
Disadvantages: Bit bulky if you want to carry it around.

"News is something somebody else doesn't want printed; all else is advertising." - William Randolph Hearst 1863-1951 We all have those news stories that we carry with us. The ones that changed the way we saw the world. Frequently, they so affected us b ...

Aoife303 07.03.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Tell Me No Lies: Investigative Journalism and its Triumphs - John Pilger (Editor)

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