Suppression and secrecy: how Australia’s government put a boot on journalism’s throat

Suppression and secrecy: how Australia’s government put a boot on journalism’s throat Richard Ackland This article is more than 1 year old News publishers find it less risky, and maybe more profitable, if stories about abuse of power are shunted in favour of trivia ‘There was an eerie sense of a police state when images Read More …

ROGUE AGENCIES ~ Government’s approach to FOI ‘undermines’ transparency.

Government’s approach to FOI ‘undermines’ transparency: former ombudsman By David Crowe October 24, 2019 — 12.01am 10 View all comments The Morrison government has been accused of breaching disclosure laws by scaling back the peak agency which oversees the release of information amid a growing row over public sector secrecy. Former Commonwealth ombudsman John McMillan said Read More …

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