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Press Council: regulation should not mean compulsion or restriction

Reporters Without Borders is concerned about proposals made at the first session of the Inquiry into Media and Media Regulation on 8 November to (...)

Published on 16 November 2011 Read

Australia

Spurious media access to immigration detention centres

In the wake of a Sri Lankan refugee’s death at Villawood Immigration Detention Centre in Sydney on 25 October, Reporters Without Borders strongly (...)

Published on 28 October 2011 Read

Australia

Is the government trying to get more control over the media?

Reporters Without Borders is concerned at the possibility that too much power will be given to the Australian Press Council, a regulatory body (...)

Published on 16 September 2011 Read

Australia

Clarence House blocks Australian satire of wedding

Reporters Without Borders deplores the actions of the BBC and the Associated Press Television News (APTN) in censoring satirical coverage of (...)

Published on 29 April 2011 Read

Australia

Reporters Without Borders correspondent Max Watts dies

A veteran Reporters Without Borders correspondent and political activist, Max Watts, died in Sydney, Australia, on 23 November. He was 81. (...)

Published on 30 November 2010 Read

Australia

New threats to journalists’ sources

Reporters Without Borders condemns the Northern Territory police for secretly accessing the telephone records of Darwin-based reporter Justin (...)

Published on 10 November 2010 Read

Australia

Open letter to Special Minister of State Joe Ludwig regarding Freedom of information laws

Senator Joe Ludwig Cabinet Secretary and Special Minister of State Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 Australia (...)

Published on 7 May 2010 Read

Australia

Open letter to Australia’s Prime Minister

The Hon Kevin Michael Rudd Prime Minister Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 Australia Paris, 18 December 2009 Dear Prime Minister, Reporters (...)

Published on 18 December 2009 Read

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