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The Secret Rise of Private Spies

Barry Meier In Conversation With Matthew Stadlen

58 mins watch time

Posted June 2021

Politics, Economics & Global Affairs

What’s the true story behind the fabled Trump “collusion” dossier? Why do big-name law firms in London and New York with controversial clients like Harvey Weinstein clamour for the sleazy tactics of private spying firms? How do hired spies manipulate reporters eager for scoops? Exposing a renegade $2.5 billion-dollar industry that is invading our privacy, profiting from deception and manipulating the news, Pulitzer Prize winner Barry Meier takes a look inside a sinister new world.