Hacked Off: RIPA, Phone Hacking and Press Double Standards

29 10 2014

PoliceThe press have come together to present a united front following revelations that police have been accessing journalists’ phone records under provisions in the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA). The unanimous condemnation is in stark contrast to the censorial press coverage of the phone hacking scandal. Read the rest of this entry »





Australia: Shield Laws Tested – Peter Bartlett

20 08 2013

gazetteGina Rinehart loses sources disclosure battle as a landmark judgment in WA upholds journalists’ shield laws … Media lawyer Peter Bartlett reviews the decision in light of several current challenges. Read the rest of this entry »