Prominent Australian journalists have issued a public call for urgent changes to the law to provide better protection for whistleblowers and journalists.
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, says the union for Australian journalists, the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA).
Yesterday’s raid on a News Corporation Australia journalist, and today’s raid on the ABC and ...
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.
The raid is yet another example of the heavy hand of government seeking to: withhold important information from the ...
MEAA has renewed calls for the Australian and United Kingdom governments to oppose moves to extradite WikiLeaks founder and publisher to the United States to face trial on 18 espionage charges.