Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through The World Of Truth Prevention, Fake News And Conspiracy

May 7, 2019|
Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through The World Of Truth Prevention, Fake News And Conspiracy by Stephen Davis
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There is a war on truth. And the liars are winning. There is an increasingly large number of weapons in the arsenal of the rich, the powerful and the elected to prevent the truth from coming out — to bury it, warp it, twist it to suit their purposes. Truthteller exposes this toolbox of lies and deception, and reveals how governments and corporations have covered-up mass murder, corruption and catastrophe.

In a world where Putin and Trump have successfully branded journalists as traffickers in fake news, while promoting the actual creators of fake news, investigative reporter Stephen Davis shows the tools that are used to deceive us and explains why they work. He draws from over three decades as an award-winning reporter, editor, foreign correspondent, television producer, documentary filmmaker, and journalism educator to analyse exclusive documents and interviews. Discover shocking details of deception in media across the globe and learn how to recognise and decode the lies we are told by those in power.

Truthteller is an essential guide for understanding the modern media world — for teachers, students and concerned citizens who want to know the facts, not fake news and conspiracy theories. It takes you inside the world of investigative reporting in an intimate history of a reporter’s battles, won and lost, the personal and professional costs and the lives damaged along the way.

Stephen Davis has been on the front lines of journalism for three decades as an investigative reporter in TV, magazines and newspapers and as a leading journalism educator, trying to uphold the ideals of the fourth estate, and to inspire his students to do the same. From the rainforests of Brazil to the icy wastes of Antarctica, from L...
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Title:Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through The World Of Truth Prevention, Fake News A...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:253 pages, 8.2 X 5.2 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:253 pages, 8.2 X 5.2 X 0.62 inPublished:May 7, 2019Publisher:Exisle PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1925335895

ISBN - 13:9781925335897

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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