January will mark my sixtieth year in as a member of the press, I’ve witnessed the birth of both the 24/7 news cycle and the smokeless journalist.
With Geoffrey Rush awarded $2.9m, one has to wonder is to come of Eryn Norvill, the actor who raised the complaint, who was similarly marked by the trial.
The problem in media today is not bias or a lack of objectivity, as is so often argued, but rather a press that pretends to be something it is not.
With most broadsheets blacking out their front pages in protest, we spoke to Peter Greste, a man trying to walk back the criminalisation of legitimate journalism.
With fascism on the rise once again, the media’s view is key. However, changing tomorrow relies on learning from the mistakes of yesterday.