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What happens when journalists take sides

There's a long tradition of media turncoats, shows Stewart Purvis and Jeff Hulbert in When Reporters Cross the Line

19 October 2013

9:00 AM

19 October 2013

9:00 AM

When Reporters Cross the Line Stewart Purvis and Jeff Hulbert

Biteback, pp.400, £20, ISBN: 9781849545839

This is a curious book. Its title and the name of its publisher suggest that it is going to be an indictment by two journalists of their old profession. These two are now safe and snug in higher education: Stewart Purvis, a former chief executive of ITN, became Professor of Television Journalism at City University in London, where Jeff Hulbert is an honorary research fellow.

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