Reviews

  • "A cracking, essential read … [Abramson] knows where most of the bodies are buried and is prepared to draw the reader a detailed map"

    Guardian
  • "A masterwork … a vastly useful immersion in the ways of contemporary journalism"

    Financial Times
  • "Chock-full of arresting titbits … describes the perfect storm that has engulfed newspapers over the past dozen years"

    Telegraph
  • "Amazing. Filled with colourful inside stories, this book is essential for anyone who wants to understand today’s media and how it is affecting our society"

    WALTER ISAACSON
  • "Deeply researched, wonderfully written and filled with fascinating portraits. Jill Abramson tells the truth about the news business as only she can tell it. An important book at a crucial time"

    GAY TALESE