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Nick Davies

Nick Davies
Investigative reporter Nick Davies has been awarded Journalist of the Year, Reporter of the Year and Feature Writer of the Year in British Press Awards, the Martha Gellhorn Award for Investigative Reporting for his work on schools, and recently, the European Journalism Award for his work on drugs policy.

Nick writes for The Guardian and makes TV documentaries. His books include White Lies (about a racist miscarriage of justice in Texas) and Dark Heart (about poverty in Britain). Flat Earth News, his investigation into the origins of falsehood, distortion and propaganda in the global media, was published in February 2008.

Nick Davies will be appearing:

Falsehood, distortion and propaganda in the news media.
When business and journalism meet head on