With fascism on the rise once again, the media’s view is key. However, changing tomorrow relies on learning from the mistakes of yesterday.
Current attitudes are evidence of Australia’s historically sour relationship with the right to freedom of speech. It is high time this relationship was mended.
Murdoch’s Laura Jayes was one of the first to cover the Sydney CBD stabbing, however, the language she used and what she covered has drawn the ire of many.
While we’re busy politicising charity, some pioneering fellows in America are making money off it. Makes sense.
Yesterday, the heads of our biggest media organisations banded together to seek greater protections for their journalists. But, what is on the table, and what can we realistically expect?