Last week I published a story which laid out the terrible conspiracy by NSW police and Crown witnesses that led to Roseanne Beckett (Catt) spending ten years in prison for crimes she did not committ. The Crown and the NSW … Continue reading
Most of the focus on today’s Federal Court judgement in the case brought by ex-Federal Parliament Speaker Peter Slipper against his staffer James Ashby will be on the central finding that Ashby’s sexual harrassment case against his ex-boss was an … Continue reading
This week I became a contributing editor the Australian daily online publication New Matilda which is reader funded publication available free to all. I’ve written a piece for NM explaining why I’m a supporter and why I hope you will be … Continue reading
Journalists, especially those from News Ltd, and right wing commentators promote the illusion that the Australian Gillard Labor government is threatening to ‘regulate’ the media in response to rigorous scrutiny of its performance. It has even been suggested that the … Continue reading
This week, Jenna Price and I published a small Australian Centre for Independent Journalism study on the coverage of the phone hacking scandal in Australia on The Conversation a new publishing venture from the Australian university and research sector. We … Continue reading
This weekend, I was on ABC24′s program One on One being interviewed by Jane Hutcheon about why I think an Australian media inquiry is necessary.