Security Laws Making Australia a Secretive State, Media Leaders Say
|08/17/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Media organizations say Australia has become a secretive state that is actively restricting the press. The leaders of the country’s major newspapers and broadcasters have made the claims at the first public hearing of a parliamentary inquiry investigating Australia’s security laws and their impact on journalism.
Australia’s media bosses say journalists must be able to do their jobs without fear. The inquiry in Sydney was told that reporters who published stories based on leaked government documents were being treated as though they had received “stolen goods.”
The Australian parliament’s powerful intelligence and security committee is investigating the impact national security laws have read more >>>