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Fact and fiction: the lessons of Ryszard Kapuscinski

16 mins | Jan 16, 2022
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Writing, truth and fable. 
 Ryszard Kapuściński was a dazzling writer and Poland's most famous journalist. But there have also been questions about his relationship with facts, and whether his work should be seen as literature instead of journalism. As the country reconsiders his legacy, James Shotter reflects on why the controversies over his work feel more relevant than ever.
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