After being caught up in the broader drama of the last day of Parliament for 2018, the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018 passed both houses on Thursday, with the support of the Coalition and Labor.
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance has called on the government to
reconsider its proposed encryption legislation to address concerns about the impact on journalists and their sources.
Rather than non-journalism “fake” awards awarded by banks for advertising contracts to a Regional Advertising Manager, it’s now the week we’ve (journalists) all been waiting for when bona fide journalists are awarded for their work by peers.
A senior La Trobe University expert says that Victorian election candidates may be ignoring local media at their peril.
Thursday’s (8 November) decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to greenlight the takeover of Fairfax Media by Nine Entertainment Co. is a body-blow to media diversity, and the forerunner to future mega-deals that will reduce coverage of matters of public and national interest and do untold harm to media jobs.
From the mountains to Melbourne, Kinglake Ranges News is Still The One.
If ever there was a time of grief for journalism in Australia, it is today, with the announcement that Nine Entertainment is taking over Fairfax Media.