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Why the media breached Bayley’s suppression order

Why the media breached Bayley’s suppression order

Myriam Robin March 27, 2015 1 Comment

Jill Meagher's murderer was charged with more horrific crimes after the Meagher case was concluded. But a broad-ranging suppression order tried to prevent the Victorian media from reporting on his insidious history.

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: mediaeval science … victim blaming … strong women …

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: mediaeval science … victim blaming … strong women …

Jane Caro April 23, 2014 2 Comments

George Brandis is once again standing up for those who need it least. Plus whether we should get rid of private school funding and a political candidate with some horrific views on domestic violence.

Is the media coverage of Jill Meagher over the top?

Is the media coverage of Jill Meagher over the top?

Jane Caro March 14, 2013 2 Comments

When a beautiful young woman is murdered, it reminds of us the dark side of being human. But is the media's salacious coverage of such tragic events justified?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: the ABC’s worrisome report on Jill Meagher accused

Glenn Dyer March 13, 2013 1 Comment

Should the ABC be showing more objectivity in reporting on the charges related to the Jill Meagher case?

Attorneys-General looking for ideas to thwart social media

Attorneys-General looking for ideas to thwart social media

Andrew Dodd October 2, 2012

Criminal trials and social media are not a good mix, but can lawmakers do anything about it? Attorney's General will meet on Friday to discuss it.

Jill Meagher case: Bolt, Twitter users warned on comment

Matthew Knott September 28, 2012 23 Comments

Social media is abuzz about the murder of Jill Meagher and the man accused of killing her. But media law experts warn people should be careful about what they say.