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Fake news: How a lost suitcase changed photojournalism

Although the terms are contemporary, the role of journalism in ‘manufacturing opinion’ has been a human activity as far back as reliable evidence suggests, writes Jack Gaioni

Covering up corruption

The similarity between Orwell’s oppressive regime and the new data protection law is scary, to say the least

George Orwell’s Gibraltar musings

The author of 1984 was impressed by the Rock during his time there

Leading Hispanist criticises new book on Spanish Civil War

Paul Preston described David Haycock's book as 'totally wrong'

With the Reds in Andalucia

Vivid account of Irishman Joe Monks’ time serving with the International Brigades during Spanish Civil War has been translated into Spanish

They came to Spain to fight for freedom

But new evidence shows that those Britons and Irish who came to fight Fascism in Spain - 75 years ago this month - were spied on in their thousands once they returned home and were all suspected of being communists, discovers James Bryce

Spanish noise

Many a writer on Spain has commented on what a noisy country it is. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Spain is the second noisiest country in the world after Japan