Stick It Up Your Punter!: The Uncut Story of the Sun Newspaper

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Faber & Faber, Limited, Mar 21, 2013 - Newspaper publishing - 554 pages
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This edition shows how the vast profits the Sun produces for Rupert Murdoch have been made by rewriting the rules of tabloid journalism to a formula of sex, sensationalism and trivia.

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A great biography. The end is slightly unsatisfactory - the book ultimately charts the rise of Murdoch's empire, even if it's the staff and their outrageous behaviour that draws you in - but the ... Read full review

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Peter Chippindale was born in northern India on July 4, 1945. He received a history degree at Reading and eventually became a journalist. He worked at the Guardian for several years. He wrote or co-wrote numerous non-fiction books including Juntas United, The Thorpe Committal, Disaster!, Stick It Up Your Punter!, Dished!, and Life As Sutch. He also wrote the novel Mink! He died of kidney failure on August 10, 2014 at the age of 69.

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