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Anne Chisolm

Anne Chisolm

Anne Chisholm is the author of several biographies, most recently Frances Partridge: The Biography (2009). With her late husband, Michael Davie (a former Editor of The Age), she co-authored Beaverbrook: A Life (1992). She lives in London and Oxfordshire, and is the current chair of the Royal Society of Literature.

Anne Chisolm reviews 'Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain' by Tom Watson and Martin Hickman

July–August 2012, no. 343 10 July 2012
It all began with Prince William’s knee. Not, of course, the phone hacking and bribery and corruption which, as we all now know, was commonplace behaviour in the British tabloid newspapers at the heart of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire – that had been going on for far longer. But when, in November 2005, the News of the World carried a trivial story about the prince – ‘Royal Action Man’ ... (read more)