Peter Greste’s family elated at his release

Australian journalist Peter Greste’s family are overjoyed at his release but say fight is not over until his colleagues are also free.

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INTERVIEW | John Pilger exposes Australia’s shocking secret in Utopia

INTERVIEW | Two years in the making, John Pilger’s controversial new film Utopia reveals a shocking national secret behind the postcard image of the “lucky country”. As it premiers in the UK, the award winning documentary filmmaker talks to Australian Times about the devastating inequalities suffered by the Aboriginal community.

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VIDEO | Media pack abandon Scott Morrison mid press conference

Opposition immigration spokesman Scott Morrison was left looking red-faced as a dozen journalists abandoned a press conference he’d called outside Canberra’s Parliament House to chase down Labor rival Joel Fitzgibbon.

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Treatment of Indigenous Australians our “dirtiest little secret”, says Pilger

An upcoming documentary, Utopia, produced for ITV by expat John Pilger is set to lift the veil on Australia’s “racist” treatment of its indigenous population, with the journalist calling the conditions faced by Australian aborigines the country’s “dirtiest little secret”.

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Tony Blair condemns 24/7 media cycle

On the first day of his Australian speaking tour, former British prime minister Tony Blair has condemned the relentless force of the 24/7 media cycle but defended the need for politicians to form close relationships with journalists.

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The joke’s on NOTW … and me

Just days after the News of the World phone hacking scandal hit the headlines, I started to become the butt of jokes.

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Julian Assange ain’t running scared

Julian Assange is experiencing a very testing time at the moment. He is fighting extradition to Sweden, WikiLeaks is tied up in legal battles and he lives under a UK court enforced curfew.

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