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Apr 10, 2012

The West goes one-out on self regulation — more to follow?

The announcement late last week by the owners of The West Australian that they will resign their membership of the Australian Press Council has interesting ramifications, writes David Salter, veteran journalist and former Media Watch EP.

The announcement late last week by the owners of The West Australian that they will resign their membership of the Australian Press Council has interesting ramifications.

Colleague Margaret Simons has already canvassed some of the immediate issues, and the print world is now buzzing with conjecture as to what Seven West Media’s dummy spit may mean for the future of print regulation in general.

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