Labor draws link to press freedom fight

Original article by Andrew Tillett
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 4 : 23-Oct-19

The issue of press freedom continued to attract scrutiny in federal parliament on 22 October, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison stating that people should only be prosecuted if they have broken the law. It followed his previous statement that journalists should not be prosecuted on the whim of a politician. Meanwhile, Labor leader Anthony Albanese has sought to link the government’s refusal to answer questions about Senate estimates hearings to the media industry’s Right to Know campaign.

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