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Australian governments have long been hostile to media freedom. That’s unlikely to change any time soon

The “blackout” campaign by media outlets attracted much attention, but the government’s mindset appears to be fixed. Kelly Barnes/AAP The unprecedented blackout of front pages...

Why investigative reporting in the digital age is waving, not drowning

Recent AFP raids on media outlets raised fears of a chilling effect on investigative journalism, but a new book finds it is thriving against...

Grattan on Friday: Media freedom joins the current ‘freedoms’ agenda

This week’s media raids, including on the ABC, have given Scott Morrison an unwelcome debate about media freedom. AAP/David Gray Scott Morrison is very concerned...