Virtually every government communication in a modern democracy is formulated and evaluated in the context of spin. Based on archival research, this book explodes the tion that information management is a recent phemen, using government correspondence, contemporary newspapers, films, radio broadcasts, newsreels and private diaries.
MARTIN MOORE is Director of the Media Standards Trust. He was formerly Managing Director of Human Capital where he provided strategic and editorial advice to the BBC, Channel 4, NTL, IPC Media, Trinity Mirror and others. He holds a doctorate from LSE where he was teaching and researching until 2006.