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Never believe anything until it's officially denied! Review with images

AdvantagesThe truth is out there

DisadvantagesBut you have to want to find it

"...camera on the hour to tell the truth, the same media conglomerates that also own arms companies and rich mineral deposits in the third world, one arm of operations helping to muscle the other. The reality of Britain and America's involvement in all that is wrong in the world makes for challenging and occasionally disgusting reading here and when you look at an England football crowd of tattoos, beer bellies and crew cuts, or fat Americans baying for ..." Read review
23.08.2009

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Tell Me No Lies

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""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 civilians at My Lai in 1968, there are reporters whose work simply, but no less importantly, bears witness to horrific events. These include Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya's report about the refugee ..." Read review
12.09.2007

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Tell Me No Lies

AdvantagesSuperb book, great collection, Pilger's comments.

DisadvantagesBit bulky if you want to carry it around.

"...to Rwanda, Chechnya to Iraq Tell Me No Lies is a tour de force, showcasing some of the very best journalism the world has been allowed to see. This book is so powerful that it is not easy to read in one sitting, you may find you must take a break between chapters, to escape from the grim truth for a short while. Pilger's introduction is outstanding as a critique of journalism; of its history and potential future. For those who sense that something ..." Read review
07.03.2006

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