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Second AFP raid a disturbing ‘new normal’ that seeks to criminalise journalism

Two raids by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on journalists and media organisations within the last 24 hours represent a disturbing attempt to intimidate legitimate news journalism that is in the public interest ...
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Police raid on a journalist’s home

This morning’s raid by Federal Police on the home of a respected Canberra Press Gallery journalist is an outrageous attack on press freedom that seeks to punish a journalist for reporting a legitimate news story that was clearly in the public interest ...
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ABC staff condemn alleged editorial interference by Adani

MEAA members at the ABC have called on their leadership to address allegations of editorial interference by Adani ...
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55 jobs to go at News Corp

MEAA condemns News Corp Australia's announcement that it will cut 55 editorial positions from its mastheads around the country, with almost a third of the cuts to be made to Victorian newsrooms ...
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Public’s right to know impeded by defamation, courts and national security laws

The widespread use of defamation, excessive court-issued non-publication orders, and national security and metadata retention laws are combining to prevent Australians know what is going on in government, in big business and in the courts. That’s the key finding of a survey of Australian journalists conducted by the Media, Entertainment ...
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