PETER GRESTE, The University of Queensland — A few days ago, Waleed Aly asked a not-so-rhetorical question in The Sydney Morning Herald.
The Australian Federal Police has this week conducted two high-profile raids on journalists who have exposed government secrets and their sources.
Over 1,000 leading Australian writers and journalists have added their names to an open letter calling for acclaimed Kurdish refugee-writer-journalist Behrouz Boochani to be released from the Manus Island detention centre and resettled in Australia.
Whilst city reporters for Melbourne’s major media outlets turn up at events and report, rural reporters are often part of their community as much as the local CFA, SES and other community organisations. Ashley Geelan explains.
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.
The Australian’s investigative journalist Hedley Thomas and composer/producer Slade Gibson were announced as the winners of Australian journalism’s highest honour in Brisbane tonight.
A Best Local Reporter award from the Victorian Country Press Association (VCPA) is an advertising award for advertising sales. It is not a peer voted journalism award based on journalism.
… we must make ourselves more representative of the societies we aim to represent. Members of the media are increasingly drawn from the same, privileged sector of society.