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Don’t expect much press freedom from the politicians

Don’t expect much press freedom from the politicians

There's little political will to do anything of substance in relation to media freedom. And the media has been its own worst enemy as basic rights have been eroded.

What hope for whistleblowers in the government’s war on scrutiny?

What hope for whistleblowers in the government’s war on scrutiny?

Whistleblowers in the public service face few good options for revealing wrongdoing. Intelligence agency officials have none.

Sorry, journalists, but this isn’t just about you

Sorry, journalists, but this isn’t just about you

The AFP raids aren't just about journalism. Whistleblowers and many others need protection from an overly powerful executive and a Home Affairs department with a toxic agenda.

James Comey: former FBI director, whistleblower, hypocrite

James Comey: former FBI director, whistleblower, hypocrite

James Comey's decision to leak against Donald Trump typifies the hypocrisy of the intelligence establishment about official and unofficial leaks.

Trump continues Obama’s double standards on leaking secrets

Trump continues Obama’s double standards on leaking secrets

Donald Trump sharing secret information with his Russian handlers is a leaking tradition that is hardly unique to his administration.

The truth behind the NBN raids: whistleblowing is in crisis

The truth behind the NBN raids: whistleblowing is in crisis

Australia has an escalating war on whistleblowing and it is damaging to the national interest. It's time to stop AFP leak raids.

Speaking power to truth in the Briggs affair

Speaking power to truth in the Briggs affair

Protecting the anonymity of whistleblowers is critical. Malcolm Turnbull's failure to conduct an inquiry into the Jamie Briggs scandal rewards those who have used their power against a public servant.

Trade deal will provide new weapon against whistleblowers

Trade deal will provide new weapon against whistleblowers

The TPP will provide companies with a new weapon to use against whistleblowers, a leaked chapter reveals.

Has a key whistleblower platform been compromised?

Has a key whistleblower platform been compromised?

A key anonymous whistleblowing platform appears to have been temporarily compromised, at a time when protecting journalistic sources is front of mind for the media.

Journos finally cotton on to the insidious danger of data retention

Journos finally cotton on to the insidious danger of data retention

Parliament's intelligence committee is examining the issue of security agency access to journalists' metadata. But it might want to look a little closer to home as well.