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Assange case and raids demonstrate the source of the problem

Assange case and raids demonstrate the source of the problem

These raids are not new. But one following the other, day following day, suggests that the tactic is being taken to a new level.

Who is offering cash to be a News Corp source?

Who is offering cash to be a News Corp source?

Paying for sources is usually frowned upon in Australian journalism. So who is behind the mystery post by a "News Limited" journalist?

Meet the judges Turnbull trusts to secretly ‘advocate for’ journos, sources

Meet the judges Turnbull trusts to secretly ‘advocate for’ journos, sources

QCs John Muir and Kevin Duggan are the only things standing between law enforcement overreach and journalists' sources. But who are they?

Protecting sources … when is a journalist not a journalist?

Protecting sources … when is a journalist not a journalist?

Just who is and isn’t a journalist is yet to be tested in court. One day, surely, it will be and that will be very interesting indeed. Is bad journalism, such as Andrew Bolt’s recent litigated inaccuracies, still journalism. Is good blogging journalism? Interesting questions.

Expanded shield laws are fair, but problems remain for journos

Expanded shield laws are fair, but problems remain for journos

Journalism academics and the union have backed source protection for bloggers and other citizen journalists, rejecting concerns Labor's shield laws legislation will weaken the policy objective they're designed to serve, writes Crikey intern Rhiana Whitson.

Landmark judgement to protect journalists’ sources

Landmark judgement to protect journalists’ sources

The European finding has profound implications ... preventing journalists from being pressured to give up their sources as part of law enforcement activities.

Holmes: Getting to the source of it

Holmes: Getting to the source of it

Jonathan Holmes tells the story of his trip to Argentina in 1978 to report on government's killings and kidnappings. A key witness appeared, but who could guarantee a source's safety?