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Assange's 'hacking' indictment the crime of protecting a whistleblower

Assange's 'hacking' indictment the crime of protecting a whistleblower

Julian Assange did what any good journalist should do: minimise his source's chances of being found out. But that is now conspiracy to commit a crime in the eyes of the US government.

Cut and paste your national security hype HERE

Cut and paste your national security hype HERE

Another budget, another drop to a News Corp journalist about amazing extra funding being given to our security agencies.

Al Jazeera's One Nation sting wasn't just legally solid, it was ethically responsible too

Al Jazeera's One Nation sting wasn't just legally solid, it was ethically responsible too

Al Jazeera's expose of One Nation's NRA designs was a masterclass in the power — and responsibility — of journalists to keep democracy transparent.

The Coalition will need a huge budget upset to shift the polls

The Coalition will need a huge budget upset to shift the polls

Contrary to what you read in the press, voters don't shift dramatically every fortnight in their support for political parties. That requires something genuinely massive, which is what Josh Frydenberg will need to produce on Tuesday.

How climate denialism was mainstreamed in Australia

How climate denialism was mainstreamed in Australia

There’s nothing inevitable about the alignment of the right with denialism.

A snapshot of News Corp's loudest climate change denialists

A snapshot of News Corp's loudest climate change denialists

How did it become the norm to ridicule scientists and media outlets that report on climate change?

Daily Mail tops list of most prolific journalists thanks to 'churnalism'

Daily Mail tops list of most prolific journalists thanks to 'churnalism'

A new study of the most published journalists in Australia reveals that The Daily Mail's practice of producing content by rewriting stories by other outlets is a prolific business.

There were giants, once: the decline of the journalist celebrity

There were giants, once: the decline of the journalist celebrity

We used to have huge journalistic personalities dominating our screens — now it's difficult for the average person to name even one.

In search of sponsors, Melbourne Press Club turns to the banks

In search of sponsors, Melbourne Press Club turns to the banks

The previous sponsor of the young journalist of the year award has been dumped, as the press club looks around for an upgrade.

The road to anarchy: conservatives' retrial of Pell is dangerous beyond reasonable doubt 

The road to anarchy: conservatives' retrial of Pell is dangerous beyond reasonable doubt 

The refusal to accept Pell’s conviction is not merely a reactionary whinge; it is dangerous.