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My post for Australian for Honest Politics:
Media reform on life-support
The near capacity crowd at the Centre for Advanced Journalism’s session The Post-Mortem on Journalism Reform: What Happens Now? belied the conventional wisdom that media reform in Australia is dead (Details and the live blog are here). The venue was the aptly named Elisabeth Murdoch theatre at Melbourne University. But let’s not dwell on her infamous son despite the presence of his large press prints all over the issues discussed.
Human Rights and Journalism
Wendy Bacon & I spoke about what happens to coverage of human rights abuses when journalists are shut out. The presentation was part of the Thomson Reuters Human Rights Law conference in Sydney on 22 Nov 2012