Anonymity has allowed this senior Fleet Street journalist to tell the truest tabloid tale you’ll ever read. Delving deep into the dark corners of that most guilty of pleasures, the tabloid expose, she tells the truth about her trade: the private scandals, victories and disasters that don't end up on the front page. Most of what you thought is just the tip of the iceberg!
Sex, Drugs, Heartbreak and Scandal, this title deals with the inner workings of a tabloid newsroom. Fleet Street Fox's anonymity allows her to delve deep into the dark corners of that most guilty of pleasures - the tabloid expose. Acerbic, funny, and revelatory, her diaries show the heart within the hack as she tries to recover from a betrayal as devastating as any newspaper scandal. Now an internet smash, with over forty thousand followers on twitter, two hugely popular blogs and a reputation throughout the media industry, Foxy's diaries are juicy, shocking and as near to the knuckle as the lawyers would allow. The Diaries of a Fleet Street Fox tells the truth about her trade: the private scandals, victories and disasters that don't end up on the front page. This is the hardest story she has ever told.
'A brilliant read. The first book I've read that starts at ninety miles an hour and then speeds up.' -- Jeremy Vine
'A hack with a heart ... a story that has to be read.' -- Dawn Porter
'When it comes to the inner workings of red-tops, Fleet Street Fox knows what she's talking about.' -- Charlie Brooker
Publication date: 11/02/2013
Publisher: Constable an imprint of Constable and Robinson
|Publication date:||11th February 2013|
|Publisher:||Constable an imprint of Constable and Robinson|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography, The Real World,|
|Categories:||Memoirs, Diaries, letters & journals, Press & journalism,|
Fleet Street Fox has been a tabloid reporter for more than a decade and started a blog two years ago revealing the inside story of her divorce and chronicling a trade in decline. More recently she has started a news comment blog at www.fleetstreetfox.com which gets 150k hits a month (and growing) and has seen her invited onto Radio 4 Woman's Hour, Newsnight, and Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe. The book is the first instalment in her diaries, a blend of her own true story and the internal scandals of Fleet Street, with much more to come...More About Lilly Miles