by Ronan Farrow
The “Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators” is a great book that reveals new stories about the rampant abuse of power. The author of this enlightening book is Ronan Farrow. His investigative reporting has won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, the National Magazine Award, and the George Polk Award, among other honors. He served as a State Department official in Afghanistan and Pakistan. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller War on Peace.
This book has the untold story of the exotic tactics of surveillance and pressure deployed by wealthy and connected men to threaten journalists. Catch and Kill also talks about the women who risked everything to expose the truth and spark a global movement. In addition, Ronan Farrow explores the scenes behind major newsrooms and how they have often successfully managed cover-ups of executives, producers, and stars. This account tells not only the journalistic process to uncover the initial story, but it also describes how powerful individuals and corporations go to maintain their secrets. All in all, Catch and Kill is a must-read book that reveals the rampant abuse of power.