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Title:
Hack attack The Inside Story of How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch.
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ISBN:
9781483080079
Edition:
Unabridged.
Publication Information:
Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2015.
General Note:
Unabridged.
Abstract:
At first, it seemed like a small story. The royal editor of the News of the World was caught listening to the voice mail messages of staff at Buckingham Palace. He and a private investigator were jailed, and the case was closed. But Nick Davies, special correspondent for the Guardian, knew it didn't add up. He began to investigate and ended up exposing a world of crime and cover-up, of fear and favor—the long shadow of Rupert Murdoch's media empire.Hack Attack is the mesmerizing story of how Davies and a small group of lawyers and politicians took on one of the most powerful men in the world and emerged victorious. It exposes the inner workings of the ruthless machine that was the News of the World and of the private investigators who hacked phones, listened to live calls, sent Trojan horse emails, bribed the police, and committed burglaries to dig up tabloid scoops. Above all, it is a study of the private lives of the power elite. It...
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