Contempt of court proceedings brought against 36 Australian news organisations and journalists over their coverage of Cardinal George Pell's sex abuse trial are unprecedented in Australia and could have "chilling effect" on open justice, a court hears.
Fiji's Prime Minister apologises for the arrests, saying "rogue" police officers were to blame, and praising media for exposing the Chinese company's "illegal environmental destruction".
The Victorian Supreme Court will hear contempt of court allegations next month against 36 news organisations and individuals including Rady Hadley and Deb Knight who've been accused of breaching suppression orders relating to the trial of Cardinal George Pell.
Dozens of Australian news organisations and journalists face possible "orders for imprisonment" or fines for alleged contempt of court over their coverage of Cardinal George Pell's conviction for child sexual abuse.
Reporting the shooting in Christchurch and analysing how it could have happened is clearly in the public interest, but the test is whether it can be done without giving the shooter the platform they crave, writes ABC Executive Editor Craig McMurtie.
Reporting the shooting in Christchurch and analysing how it could have happened is clearly in the public interest, but the test is whether it can be done without giving the shooter the platform they crave, writes ABC News Executive Editor Craig McMurtrie.
Journalist, author and historian Les Carylon is being remembered by colleagues as a "giant of a man who gave our nation many gifts".
Before his death, Mike Willesee offered viewers a glimpse behind the public mask of his illustrious career — providing an unflinching assessment of his own achievements, failures and challenges, writes Quentin McDermott.
Mike Willesee was a giant of current affairs journalism. A bad interview with him could alter the course of a federal election campaign, and that's exactly what happened in 1993.