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The War on Journalism

Media Moguls, Whistleblowers and the Price of Freedom

By Andrew Fowler
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The War on Journalism: Media Moguls, Whistleblowers and the Price of Freedom by Andrew Fowler

The War on Journalism (2015) explores the challenges journalists face while seeking the truth amid increasing state control and private sector criticism. Even though the internet has allowed those in the media unprecedented access to people and information, equally technology and new rules of the game have made fact-seeking a far more problematic pursuit.

  • Aspiring journalists and media professionals
  • Students of politics or sociology
  • Anyone who follows the news

Andrew Fowler was an investigative journalist for (Australian) ABC TV’s Four Corners program and was also foreign editor and chief of staff at The Australian. His series of interviews with Wikileaks’ Julian Assange led to the publication of his award-winning book, The Most Dangerous Man in the World. Fowler is retired from daily journalism and spends his time between Sydney and Paris.

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