iSentia Index

Dec 12, 2012

Sentia Media index: Conroy holds firm on media regs

The front runners in this week’s social media top five are a fair reflection of the year that was. As we note week after week, Kevin Rudd is not going anywhere.

John Chalmers

iSentia group communications manager

Both major parties were cautious about the 2Day FM prank call tragedy this week but the Greens are pushing for greater media regulation and tougher privacy laws. Communications Minister Stephen Conroy wouldn’t be drawn on the issue saying the independent broadcast regulator should be allowed to do its job. Tony Abbott called the tragedy a prank that went horribly wrong but warned against over regulating, in support of major broadcasters.

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