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Kicking at the cornerstone of democracy The State of Press Freedom in Australia 2012

68 Sleeping with the enemy – Can the media really be your friend?, Melbourne University press release, August 2011 69 Spinning the media, Crikey-Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, March 2010 70 Labor attacks Barnett spin doctors, Gary Adshead, The West Australian, January 13, 2012 71 Report of the Independent Media Inquiry, Ray Finkelstein, March 2012 72 Legislation, Policy and Criminal Law Review Division (NSW), ‘Review of Defamation Act 2005’ 73 Appeal decision against suppression orders made in Rinehart v Welker, Chief Justice Bathurst and Justice McColl, NSW Court of Appeal, December 2011 74 Rinehart money not enough to supplant open justice, Stephanie Quine, Lawyers’ Weekly, March 2012 75 ARTK submission to Senate Committee, Access to Justice (Federal Jurisdiction) Amendment Bill 2011, February 2012 access_to_justice_federaljurisdiction/submissions.htm 76 Push for suppression orders wound back by Robert McClelland, Chris Merritt, The Australian, November 25, 2011 77 Roxon eyes copyright for social networks, Josh Taylor, ZDNet, March 30, 2012 78 Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), Section 202 79 iiNet backs Optus in sports streaming rights fight, Mitchell Bingemann, The Australian, March 14, 2012 80 Landmark Judgment on Authorisation of Copyright Infringement Australian Copyright Council, April 2012 81 Summary judgement, Roadshow Films Pty Ltd & Ors v iiNet Ltd, April 2012 82 It’s The Sun wot won it!, The Sun, April 11, 1992 83 Media ownership and regulation in Australia, Rob Harding-Smith, Centre for Policy Development, August 2011 84 Fairfax family back in the fold as Rural Press says ‘yes’, Sydney Morning Herald, April 20,2007 85 Report of the Independent Media Inquiry, March 2011 86 Media reform – Key concepts relating to media ownership in the 2006 amendments to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992, ACMA 87 Convergence review emerging issues paper: media diversity, competition and market structure, September 2011 access.pdf 88 Convergence review: Interim report, December 2011 89 Gina Rinehart, Australian billionaire, seeks bigger stake in Fairfax Media, Freya Petersen, Global Post, February 1, 2012 90 Rinehart a ‘free speech threat’, Sally Jackson, The Australian, April 6, 2012


2012 Press Freedom Report  
2012 Press Freedom Report  

The Annual Media Alliance summary of press freedom issues in Australia