Philosopher's take on news media yields mixed results

The News. A User's Manual. By Alain de Botton. Hamish Hamilton, €23.90. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

9th March, 2014
Matthew McConaughey and wife Camila Alves at the recent Academy Awards in Los Angeles: Alain de Botton dissects celebrity culture in his book. Picture: Getty

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