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Good Times, Bad Times

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Investigative journalist Nick Davies has chosen to discuss Harold Evans's Good Times, Bad Times , on FiveBooks as one of the top five on his subject - Investigative Journalism, saying that:

“Harry Evans was a really wonderful editor – and a fantastic journalist. If you asked British journalists today who they think is the best journalist of all time I imagine a large proportion would say Harry Evans, straight off. The reason he was so good was that he understood reporting, which many editors don
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Sep 10, 2011 Sue Russell rated it it was amazing
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I had always loved/admired Harold Evans, admired his work with the London Sunday Times Insight team, and found this account of his years at the ST and at the Times riveting at the time. Evans was editor of the year in 1973 after the ST ran a series of articles on Thalidomide and triumphed over the suppression efforts of the House of Lords. He appealed to the European Court of Human Rights and succeeded. He edited the ST from 1967 and The Times from 1981-1982, ultimately resigning one year after ...more
Dec 19, 2007 Arnold rated it it was amazing
The explosive inside story of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's battle to buy the claasic London papaer The Times. Written by the amzing Harold Evans who became the Editor of the paper
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can i ever let my life go and be involved with things like this guy once was; perhaps there was a time when words in newspapers meant something. much ado 'bout som'ert. whatever.
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With Murdoch back in the headlines with Hacking, this book shows how Murdoch of 30 years ago was the same ruthless businessman that he is today
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This book really just makes you want to hang out with Harry Evans
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Sir Harold Evans, is the author of The American Century (Knopf, 1998), 700 pages with 900 photographs. In 2004 he completed work on a history of 200 years of innovation entitled They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators. (Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group USA). Thus 500-page book was the basis of a four-part PBS series, pr ...more
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