Christian Porter offering protection to the journalists raided by the AFP seems like a win, but the government’s policy on whistleblowers remains very much the same.
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?
It’s not just extreme examples like Julian Assange, the right to be heard, and the concept of dissent have been severely wounded.
Michael Burrill’s #CurrentAffairsWrap covers the Zaky Mallah fallout, anti-terror legislation overseas and accusations from Nauru.
Laurie Atlas reminds the basket-weaving left-wing conspiracy types that Rupert Murdoch might have just a little bit more on his mind than trying to upset them.