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The Border Mail
Media organisations stand by GetUp! official's controversial press watchdog jobactivist Carla McGrath a seat on the national press watchdog, despite a growing
The Border Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
activist Carla McGrath a seat on the national press watchdog, despite a growing controversy around the appointment. The Australian Press Council, which adjudicates complaints about Australian media, is under fire for appointing Ms McGrath to the... Read more
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Mumbrella
Complaint against The Northern Star upheld after political candidate claims it ruined his election chancesThe Australian Press Council has censured The Northern Star for failing to appr
Mumbrella / Posted 3 days ago
The Australian Press Council has censured The Northern Star for failing to approach an independent candidate of the Lismore City Council election for comment, after he was criticised in a letter to the editor from the deputy major of Lismore City... Read more
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The Age
Loaded language in the media: the risk of being politically correctperson. Let me ask you - which do you think is a more apt description - "illega
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
person. Let me ask you - which do you think is a more apt description - "illegal immigrant" or "asylum seeker"? The Australian Press Council recommends journalists use the term "asylum seekers" in most circumstances. The Howard government... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Loaded language in the media: the risk of being politically correctperson. Let me ask you - which do you think is a more apt description - "illega
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
person. Let me ask you - which do you think is a more apt description - "illegal immigrant" or "asylum seeker"? The Australian Press Council recommends journalists use the term "asylum seekers" in most circumstances. The Howard government... Read more
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Mumbrella
Newspaper prints letter to the editor – two years after its writer diedseven years later in October 2016. The incident came to light after the writer
Mumbrella / Posted 14 days ago
seven years later in October 2016. The incident came to light after the writer’s son, Scott Broadhead, complained to the Australian Press Council. The seemingly innocuous letter congratulated Port Stephens Council for building a cycle path and... Read more
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Mumbrella
Press Council warns publishers to take ‘greater care’ with distressing videosThe Australian Press Council has warned publishers to take greater care in warn
Mumbrella / Posted 27 days ago
The Australian Press Council has warned publishers to take greater care in warning viewers before showing distressing content in a ruling dismissing a complaint against news.com.au over a story describing an attack on a Brazilian transgender... Read more

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