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‘The government can’t arrest them all’: a look at journalism under Duterte

‘The government can’t arrest them all’: a look at journalism under Duterte

Crikey speaks to veteran Filipino journalist and activist Inday Espina-Varona about Maria Ressa, Rappler, and the increasing dangers of reporting the news.

Government’s contempt for a free press on display with Assange

Government’s contempt for a free press on display with Assange

The Australian government continues to do and say nothing on Assange, but this is just one of many ongoing attacks on press freedom.

Duterte amps up attack on independent press in the Philippines

Duterte amps up attack on independent press in the Philippines

Charges laid against independent news site Rappler are just the latest step in Rodrigo Duterte's push to crush press freedom in the Philippines.

Two journalists reportedly killed in a deadly week for press freedom

Two journalists reportedly killed in a deadly week for press freedom

Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova has been murdered, while Turkish authorities investigate the disappearance of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi.

New Zealand journalist detained on Nauru

New Zealand journalist detained on Nauru

Barbara Dreaver, Pacific correspondent for New Zealand broadcaster TVNZ, has been detained by police on Nauru while interviewing refugees settled on the island.

Scott Morrison continues ‘normal bloke’ media tour

Scott Morrison continues ‘normal bloke’ media tour

The "make Scott Morrison relatable" media tour continues, with a series of friendly, soft-ball interviews.

Media Files: Graham Richardson anoints Mark Latham ‘king rat’

Media Files: Graham Richardson anoints Mark Latham ‘king rat’

Richo called Latham a "king rat" for abandoning his party in a heated exchange on Sky News.

Phnom Penh Post hacking claims … Fairfax phones it in … Vale Tom Wolfe …

Phnom Penh Post hacking claims … Fairfax phones it in … Vale Tom Wolfe …

Phnom Penh Post has been used as an entrance point for Vietnamese state-linked hackers, according to a Cambodian human rights organisation. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media independence in Cambodia takes a nose dive ahead of elections

Media independence in Cambodia takes a nose dive ahead of elections

Major upheavals at Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post highlight a corrupt political and business landscape and a nose-dive for press freedom.

Budget front pages … vale Russell McPhedran … Phnom Penh Post exodus …

Budget front pages … vale Russell McPhedran … Phnom Penh Post exodus …

Australian newspapers have come through again for the 2018 budget, the most wonderful time of the year for front pages. And other media tidbits of the day.