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Whistleblowing and the media: Transparency the greatest casualty

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Helen Ester
Expanding on the issue of protection of sources, Helen Ester looks at a range of factors affecting the Press Gallery’s role in public accountability. These include not only government pursuit of whistle-blowers but also a weak FOI regime making journalists overly dependent on leaks and a hollowing out of the press gallery, meaning many gallery journalists are relatively inexperienced.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

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Start Page

1

End Page

4

Number of Pages

4

Publisher

Australian National University

Place of Publication

Canberra

Additional Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 3.0 Australia (CC-BY-NC 3.0 AU) License

Open Access

Yes

External Author Affiliations

Democratic Audit of Australia; Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education;

Era Eligible

No

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