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When it is vital for a journalist to offend: Gitta Sereny

Beckett, Charlie (2012) When it is vital for a journalist to offend: Gitta Sereny. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (19 Jun 2012) Blog.

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Abstract

Gitta Sereny who died this week, was an extraordinary journalist who wrote books about horrid people. I say ‘extraordinary’ because during her working life it was unusual for people to write about ‘evil’ people in a way that sought to understand rather than simply condemn.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s)
Library of Congress subject classification: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 13:30
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/77253/

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