John Sweeney is a writer and broadcaster, currently working for BBC Panorama. His philosophy as a reporter is: ‘I poke crocodiles, if crocodiles they be, in the eye with a stick.’
He’s helped free seven people falsely accused of killing their babies and reported on wars, revolutions and trouble in 80 countries, but he’s most famous for doing an impression of an exploding tomato while investigating the Church of Scientology.
John has written eight books:
Elephant Moon - his first novel
North Korea Undercover: Inside the World's Most Secret State
Church Of Fear: Inside the Weird World of Scientology
Big Daddy – Lukashenka, The Tyrant of Belarus
Wayne Rooney: Boots of Gold
Trading With The Enemy: Britain’s Arming of Iraq
The Life And Evil Times of Nicolae Ceausescu
Investigating the Church of Scientology.
The full Panorama: Scientology & Me see here
For its part, a Scientology blog has proclaimed: ‘John Sweeney is genuinely evil.’