A Kind Review of the Book by Press Gang
THE INSIDE STORY OF THE PHONE HACKING TRIAL
(Canbury Press, £15.99)
THIS BOOK is that rare beast — a ground-breaking volume that’s also entertaining and informative.
A writer’s eye view of what went on during the 130 day Old Bailey trial of Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, it’s based on Jukes’ experiences as he reported live via Twitter.
Note the word writer in that last sentence.
Jukes isn’t a professional journalist, he’s a dramatist and novelist.
He follows Peter Burden, the writer and entrepreneur whose 2008 book News of the World? was the first to expose the dark heart of the News of the World.
But Jukes’ tweets were only made possible by an enlightened judge.
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