Hack Attack

Hack Attack

The definitive book on how the News of the World phone-hacking scandal reached the highest echelons of power in the government, security, and media in the UK, from the journalist who broke the story.

At first, it seemed like a small story. The royal editor of the News of the World was caught listening to the voicemail messages of staff at Buckingham Palace. He and a private investigator were jailed, and the case was closed. But Nick Davies, special correspondent for… (more)

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Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

As Mr. Davies puts it, “Power enjoys secrecy, because it increases its scope.” It takes tenacious muckrakers like Mr. Davies to upend that dynamic.

Hack Attack is the book of a very bold reporter about a passage of arms that he won, to our great benefit.

Book Details  

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 12, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English

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