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.
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.
According to a cybersecurity expert (and the AFP itself), the fine print of our anti-encryption laws emboldened the June’s brazen raid of the ABC.
The message is clear from Canberra – those in the media who leak material will be punished. If that’s the case, why wasn’t Andrew Bolt subject to the same treatment?
While you were asleep: Trump threatens to ban media, India’s cosmic spaceman scam, The dark mark of Potter tatts
It’s morning. Again. Overnight, Donald Trump almost did a group he hates a favour, India joined the space race and fans of Harry Potter gave themselves over to the dark mark.