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MEAA releases 2017 Press Freedom Report


The MEAA's latest State of Press Freedom in Australia report details a range of threats to the free practice of news reporting in contemporary Australia, from national security legislation that gags public interest journalism on security operations to a growing culture of using defamation litigation to stifle media criticism.

See the full report here.

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