News of the World?

News of the World? : Fake Sheikhs and Royal Trappings

By (author) Peter Burden , Edited by Julia Dillon , Edited by Dan Hiscocks

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Do the great British public get the press the Red Tops think they deserve? Or are the tabloids pious protestations of public interest really just a prurient self-serving attempt to halt declining circulation?Peter Burden examines the News of the Worlds performance, with its Fake Sheikh and the illegal mobile phone tapping, which lead to a jail sentence for royal reporter Clive Goodman and the resignation of the editor. Burden also highlights the papers hypocritical bleating when Mazher Mahmood, the Fake Sheikh, was himself unmasked.

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 109 x 175 x 25mm
  • 14 May 2009
  • Eye Books
  • Much Wenlock
  • English
  • col. Illustrations, ports. (chiefly col.)
  • 1903070724
  • 9781903070727
  • 507,149

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Author Information

Peter Burden is a ghostwriter, and the author of Rags.

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Review quote

"A well documented exposure of underhand tactics, gross intrusion, and embarrassing cock-ups."  —Derek Jameson, former editor, News of the World

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