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Farewell to a newspaper lawyer who broke the mould

Brian Gallagher, the in-house counsel for News Limited for 30 years whose legal defences strengthened the implied constitutional right to freedom of political speech, was...

Herald Sun vilification complaint dismissed

Complaints brought against the Herald Sun by a former asylum seeker alleging it had incited racial hatred against Muslims in a story published after the 2015...

Special report: The APN exit

The decision by APN News and Media shareholders to demerge its New Zealand business and APN’s decision to sell its Australian regional newspapers marks not...

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Hogan case set to test limits of press freedom

The US does things on a grand and, at times, bizarre scale – and its courtrooms are not immune as the Gawker-Hulk Hogan case turns...

A step forward for media reform, but a long way to go

Australia’s media law reforms took another step this week along their arduous path through federal parliament, with the strong possibility of no change to the existing...

Press council chair wants new reporting guidelines

Australian Press Council chairman David Weisbrot has challenged publishers with proposals for new guidelines on the reporting on a number of issues including race and...

New Press Council head to fight for free speech

New Australian Press Council chairman David Weisbrot sees the body playing a more active role in the defence of freedom of speech and freedom of...

Legendary journalist and editor Harry Gordon dies

Former Herald and Weekly Times editor-in-chief and Olympic historian Harry Gordon has died on Queensland’s Gold Coast at the age of 89. An inductee into...