Derek J Taylor
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"Taylor possesses that terrific journalistic zest that so often eludes academics, and knows how to tell a story."
The Media vs the Mighty
from Henry VIII to Donald Trump
Published by The History Press
"A revealing and sometimes alarming
review of the age-old efforts by governments to muzzle the media"
- Peter Snow
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In Fayke Newes, historian and international journalist, Derek J Taylor tracks the long and sometimes bloody fight between journalists and governments.
On a journey through the centuries, we criss-cross the Atlantic between Britain and America, during wars and in peacetime, and discover that neither side have always told the truth.
And, in our own time, when social media has put mass communication in the hands of anyone with a smart-phone - from a US President, to any crank, liar or foreign enemy - Taylor asks: What hope for the rest of us who just want to know what’s really going on?
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