Andrew Knight

Tells It Like It Is

Treacherous Estate: The Press After Fleet Street

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There are several good reasons to buy and to read this book by Michael Leapman. It is the most comprehensive account in years of Britain’s wildly competitive national newspaper press – by a journalist whose every page is crammed with narrative. It is by a journalist, furthermore, who really attempts to be fair, though his own jerking knee does not always allow him to succeed.

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