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Aljazeera
Watchdog: India has failed to protect journalistswith murder." The watchdog's findings are supported by another report, release
Watchdog: India has failed to protect journalists
Aljazeera / Posted 5 hours ago
with murder." The watchdog's findings are supported by another report, released in 2015 by India's own media watchdog, the Press Council of India. That found that even though the country's democratic institutions and independent judiciary were... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Watchdog calls out India for failing to protect journalistswith murder.” The watchdog’s findings are supported by another report, release
Watchdog calls out India for failing to protect journalists
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 hours ago
with murder.” The watchdog’s findings are supported by another report, released in 2015 by India’s own media watchdog, the Press Council of India. That report found that even though the country’s democratic institutions and independent judiciary... Read more
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The Hindu
Don't publish names of judges, lawyers while reporting court news, HC tells mediaelectronic media henceforth. It shall also be open to the State/police to take
Don't publish names of judges, lawyers while reporting court news, HC tells media
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
electronic media henceforth. It shall also be open to the State/police to take up the matter with the concerned, including Press Council of India, for the reports which have already appeared," the judges added. Though, in the present case, the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Beware of False Balance24 August 2016, 11:55 amPress Release: Making Sense of FluorideA decision by th
Beware of False Balance
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
24 August 2016, 11:55 amPress Release: Making Sense of FluorideA decision by the NZ Press Council this week is a timely reminder to news media to be wary of lobbyists attempting to hijack the concept of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar caps high-rises as investors seek guidancereleases, and a lack of clarity about media access to government events, said K
Myanmar caps high-rises as investors seek guidance
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
releases, and a lack of clarity about media access to government events, said Kyaw Swa Min, joint secretary of the Myanmar Press Council and general secretary of the Myanmar Journalists Association. "Compared with the previous government, for... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Media need be regulated in Indiaits reputation by the day with its manipulated stories. Below they are made acc
Media need be regulated in India
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 days ago
its reputation by the day with its manipulated stories. Below they are made accountable in a mock session of people's press council. The first mock hearing of People's Press Council concerns the "Indalit Express" of August 11, 2016. They are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Headlines of the Newspapers Issued in Khartoum On Thursday, August 15, 2016of looting 360 million pounds " Arrest of Sudanese nationals and foreigners in
Headlines of the Newspapers Issued in Khartoum On Thursday, August 15, 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of looting 360 million pounds " Arrest of Sudanese nationals and foreigners involved in recruiting youths to ISIS. " Press Council suspends the issuance of some newspapers. Looting treasury of trader in Arab market. Machar forces approach... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Newspapers Covering Peace Talks Seizedthat the council was surprised to hear about the confiscation of El Mijhar El S
Newspapers Covering Peace Talks Seized
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
that the council was surprised to hear about the confiscation of El Mijhar El Siyasi, El Ahram El Youm, and El Sayha. "The press council [... ] has nothing to do with that confiscation, which happened without its knowledge." El Sayha print runs... Read more
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Swissinfo
Why no name for train attacker?family. Journalists are also asked to respect such privacy guidelines. A handb
Why no name for train attacker?
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
family. Journalists are also asked to respect such privacy guidelines. A handbook of best practices published by the Swiss press council states that the public’s right to information must be carefully weighed against the right to privacy. In... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Letter to the Editor: Who lost the Western Cape Elections?many front pages, and relied on false information from a single anonymous sourc
Letter to the Editor: Who lost the Western Cape Elections?
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 days ago
many front pages, and relied on false information from a single anonymous source. It was only stopped in its tracks by a Press Council Appeals Panel ruling against the newspaper, ordering it to apologise to the premier on its front page. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Former Press Council chairman Markandey Katju's FB post about real Indians goes viralNEW DELHI: In a Facebook post, former Press Council chairman Markandey Katju ha
Former Press Council chairman Markandey Katju's FB post about real Indians goes viral
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
NEW DELHI: In a Facebook post, former Press Council chairman Markandey Katju has asked a very difficult question, "who are the real Indians" and gone ahead to answer it himself. Keralites are the 'real Indians', he says. And he also goes on to give... Read more
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asianage
Judges spar over BCCIand IPL chief, knows Justice Katju. It was an open secret that it was Mr Shukla
Judges spar over BCCI
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
and IPL chief, knows Justice Katju. It was an open secret that it was Mr Shukla who had suggested Justice Katju to head the Press Council when the UPA-2 was in power. So far, Justice Katju has not disappointed the BCCI as he lost no time in... Read more
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Swissinfo
Politician’s naked selfie affair endsSchweiz am Sonntag, which first reported on the affair in August 2014, was also
Politician’s naked selfie affair ends
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
Schweiz am Sonntag, which first reported on the affair in August 2014, was also cited for inappropriate action by the Swiss Press Council. Responding to 18 complaints from other Parliamentarians, the Council found in July 2016 that not even Müller’s... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Press law not so pressingarticle 86 of the current Press Law (Law 96/1996) to allow President Abdel-Fatt
Press law not so pressing
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
article 86 of the current Press Law (Law 96/1996) to allow President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi to appoint an interim Higher Press Council until a new unified law on the regulation of the press is voted on by parliament. On Monday Bakri told... Read more
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dna
Keralites are the real Indians: Markandeya Katju writes blog praising Malayalisa roaring hit in Malayalam dailies and gone viral on social media. In his lengt
Keralites are the real Indians: Markandeya Katju writes blog praising Malayalis
dna / Posted 17 days ago
a roaring hit in Malayalam dailies and gone viral on social media. In his lengthy blog, Katju, also former chairman of the Press Council of India, says he regards "Kerala as the real India because it represents a microcosm of India." Noting that... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
November Mobility Bond Begins to Take Shapeof light rail advocates associated with the "Central Austin Community Developme
November Mobility Bond Begins to Take Shape
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
of light rail advocates associated with the "Central Austin Community Development Corporation," who say they will again press Council today to add a separate, $398 million rail "Minimum Operable Segment" proposition to the ballot – a line to run... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Victorious Zille sets her sights on Press Council chief in 'spy' rowa story about the Premier hiring a spy‚ misleading its readers throughout an ei
Victorious Zille sets her sights on Press Council chief in 'spy' row
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
a story about the Premier hiring a spy‚ misleading its readers throughout an eight-month long smear campaign". The Press Council appeals panel chaired by Judge Bernard Ngoepe ruled against the newspaper and ordered it to publish a... Read more
19d
ESPN Cricinfo
BCCI's review petition a desperate gamble?Katju has been in recent times an outspoken critic of the Indian judiciary. Aft
BCCI's review petition a desperate gamble?
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 19 days ago
Katju has been in recent times an outspoken critic of the Indian judiciary. After taking over the chairmanship of the press council, he had public issues with Lodha, who recommended a two-year cooling-off period for retired judges before they... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Audrey Young: Helen Clark won't quit UN Secretary General contest lightlyof the Newspapers in Education unit at Wellington Newspapers and as a teacher i
Audrey Young: Helen Clark won't quit UN Secretary General contest lightly
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
of the Newspapers in Education unit at Wellington Newspapers and as a teacher in Wellington. She was a union nominee on the Press Council for six years. Discover more Very popular these days are no-bake slices. We usually have one on the go in the... Read more
24d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Press law takes a back seathas not yet decided whether a legislative amendment granting President Abdel-Fa
Press law takes a back seat
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
has not yet decided whether a legislative amendment granting President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi the right to appoint the Higher Press Council will be discussed at a plenary session next week. The amendment, approved by parliament’s Media Committee two... Read more
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Daily News
Seminar on Right to Information in GalleThe Sri Lanka Press Council will conduct a seminar on the Right to Information
Seminar on Right to Information in Galle
Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
The Sri Lanka Press Council will conduct a seminar on the Right to Information in Galle, on August 13. The seminar will be held under the patronage of the Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilake. Chairman of the Sri... Read more
24d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Sanctimonious Tweety Birds': Bill Leak defends controversial cartoonhim they will be lodging their own complaints. Greens leader Richard di Natale
'Sanctimonious Tweety Birds': Bill Leak defends controversial cartoon
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
him they will be lodging their own complaints. Greens leader Richard di Natale said he had lodged a complaint with the Press Council, describing the cartoon as "implying that Aboriginal parents don't love their children, that they are all... Read more
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Northern Star
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncollar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
Northern Star / Posted 24 days ago
collar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would be lodging a complaint to the Australian Press Council against the "racist cartoon" that "insulted and denigrated Aboriginal people". "Bill Leak's cartoon is ugly,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncollar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
The Daily Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
collar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would be lodging a complaint to the Australian Press Council against the "racist cartoon" that "insulted and denigrated Aboriginal people". "Bill Leak's cartoon is ugly,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncollar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
collar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would be lodging a complaint to the Australian Press Council against the "racist cartoon" that "insulted and denigrated Aboriginal people". "Bill Leak's cartoon is ugly,... Read more
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Queensland Times
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncollar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
Queensland Times / Posted 24 days ago
collar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would be lodging a complaint to the Australian Press Council against the "racist cartoon" that "insulted and denigrated Aboriginal people". "Bill Leak's cartoon is ugly,... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncollar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
collar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would be lodging a complaint to the Australian Press Council against the "racist cartoon" that "insulted and denigrated Aboriginal people". "Bill Leak's cartoon is ugly,... Read more
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News Mail
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncollar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
News Mail / Posted 24 days ago
collar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would be lodging a complaint to the Australian Press Council against the "racist cartoon" that "insulted and denigrated Aboriginal people". "Bill Leak's cartoon is ugly,... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncollar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would
Australian blasted for Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
Daily Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
collar. In a statement to SBS, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council said they would be lodging a complaint to the Australian Press Council against the "racist cartoon" that "insulted and denigrated Aboriginal people". "Bill Leak's cartoon is ugly,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hlaudi, Jimi and Freedom At the SABCimmeasurably from his expertise if we have him living permanently here." Joe T
Hlaudi, Jimi and Freedom At the SABC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
immeasurably from his expertise if we have him living permanently here." Joe Thloloe- Press Ombudsman, Executive Director Press Council of South Africa. For two years he wrote the weekly Huffington Post, Canada, column Watching the Watchdog. In... Read more
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WA Today
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
WA Today / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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The Young Witness
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
The Young Witness / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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Western Advocate
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Western Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Kiama Independent / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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Manning River Times
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Manning River Times / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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The North West Star
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
The North West Star / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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25d
Daily Liberal
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Daily Liberal / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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The Border Mail
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
The Border Mail / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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The Courier
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
The Courier / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Australia paper criticised for 'racist' Aboriginal cartoonto eat solar panels with mango chutney; the image mocked the international comm
Australia paper criticised for 'racist' Aboriginal cartoon
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
to eat solar panels with mango chutney; the image mocked the international community for addressing climate change rather than poverty. The Australian Press Council, the media watchdog, confirmed it had received complaints about the latest car... Read more
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The Courier
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
The Courier / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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25d
The Young Witness
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
The Young Witness / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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25d
Western Advocate
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
Western Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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25d
Kiama Independent
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
Kiama Independent / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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Manning River Times
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
Manning River Times / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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25d
Goondiwindi Argus
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
The Australian defends Bill Leak's 'racist' cartoon
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 25 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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