Review

Dial M for Murdoch by Tom Watson, Martin Hickman

Still relevant on many levels. Highly recommended.

Though this book speaks of shocking practices taking place some years back, it remains relevant on many levels. It is smoothly written for ease of reading, with all facts verified. There is intense detail, much of which I’d forgotten, along with further information I’d been unaware of. It is valuable for its evidence of corruption involved in major sections of the press and also close connections to leading politicians as well as the police.
I’m looking for a follow-up. A few low-level operatives were hung out to dry but I feel the main culprits got away scot free. And such appalling dealings must surely have a legacy in today’s Britain.