This week the panel discuss recent amendments to Australia’s National Security Legislation and the implications they may have for journalists, proposed ABC program cutbacks, and Fairfax’s accidental use of an innocent teenager’s Facebook profile photo on their “teenage terrorist” front pages.
Busy week for Aunty: Mark Scott apologises to Chris Kenny for Chaser skit and launches Double J.
With 2UE mornings host Angela Catterns, News.com.au’s Rob Stott, and ABC radio’s Sunil Badami.
Peter Greste continues to be held by Egyptian authorities, more than 100 days after he was taken into custody.
With PM’s Mark Colvin, The Australian’s James Jeffrey, Guardian Australia’s Bridie Jabour and New Matilda’s Adam Brereton.
The MEAA votes out a democratically-elected CEO and The Australian goes to war with Media Watch.
With The Spectator’s associate editor Rowan Dean, SMH morning director Marcus Strom, and New Matilda’s Adam Brereton.
ABC audits are in, media ownership rules are out, and Alain de Botton says bias is a good thing.
With Crikey’s Bernard Keane, The Saturday Paper’s Mike Seccombe, and freelance journalist Elle Hardy.
Spin cycle? What’s the immigration department doing with 66 media hacks, and has ACMA gone too far?
With ABC senior reporter Peter Lloyd, BuzzFeed Australia editor Simon Crerar and SBS’s Jeannette Francis.
Seven splashes cash for Corby interview and poor revenue from paywalls.
With ABC News 24′s Lyndal Curtis, Daily Telegraph associate editor Sarrah Le Marquand, The Australian’s Rick Morton and SBS’s Mark Davis.