Title Why whistleblowing and free press matter in democracies Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet Australian Broadcasting Corporation Media type Web Duration/Length/Size 47 minutes Country Australia Date 10/06/19 Description On the back of those unprecedented police raids on the media last week, Focus presenter Jess Strutt takes a look at the important role of whistle blowers and a free press in our democracy.
This episode of Focus explores whether whistle-blowers in Australia deserve greater protection and what it all means for you as a citizen.
Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, there's been a significant expansion of our national security and anti-terror laws in Australia, but at what cost to our civil liberties and have we got the balance right?
Duration: 47min 39sec
Broadcast: Mon 10 Jun 2019, 12:00pm
Producer/Author Amber Cunningham and Jessica Strutt URL https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/focus/whistleblower/11195966 Persons Johan Lidberg
- media freedom
- civil liberties
- national security
- anti-terror laws
- bill of right
- media freedom act