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Press freedom


The case for press freedom

The case for press freedom

August 14, 2019

News leaders and journalism educators have reminded a parliamentary inquiry why media freedom is essential to democracy.

Australian government urged to do more to help Julian Assange

Australian government urged to do more to help Julian Assange

June 22, 2019

Top ABC journalist John Lyons and human rights lawyer Julian Burnside have called for the government to support Julian Assange and back press freedom.

The day news theory became reality

The day news theory became reality

June 6, 2019

"As I stood out the front of the ABC's Sydney headquarters, I couldn't help but feel the conflicting senses of both pride and anxiety."

Student journos call for quality, factual reporting in USP free media debate

Student journos call for quality, factual reporting in USP free media debate

May 5, 2019

Links between quality information, elections and democracy topped discussions among panelists at this...

University student journalism from Australia and the Pacific
Press freedom