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Paul Lashmar is a journalist and university lecturer who has covered many of the major stories of the last 30 years. He is also an author and TV Producer. Paul is on staff at Brunel University as a lecturer in journalism.
Specialist areas include: * Terrorism * Intelligence * Spying * Organised crime * Business fraud * The Cold War
Working on a 'Genealogy of crime families in the UK project' and available for interview as expert.
I’ve reviewed the BBC R4 Document programme MI6 and the Media that went out on Monday 4th March on MI6 and the Media. For Spinwatch Click here
My paper "Urinal or conduit? Institutional information flow between the UK intelligence services and the news media." has been published online (prior to the hard copy publication) for Journalism, Theory, Practice and Criticism. 30 January 2013. (Sage) it can be found at this subscription site
Sweet Tooth A colleague pointed out that Ian McEwan has given fulsome acknowledgement to my co-authored book 'Britain's Secret Propaganda War' (with James Oliver) in his new novel Sweet Tooth which is about a romance by two people working in intelligence during the Cold War. (click here)
Dorset County Museum. This is a wonderful example of a county museum with lot of great exhibits. The cast iron frame building is Dorchester is great and where else can you see such a collection of Roman mosaic floors outside the British Museum.Their events list this year has been superb. www.dorsetcountymuseum.org