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Oct 01, 2014

News24.com | Haffajee shares international press freedom award

City Press editor-in-chief Ferial Haffajee has been named one of the recipients of this year's International Press Freedom Award by the US-based Committee to Protect Journalists...

Sep 30, 2014

National security laws 'strike at the heart of press freedom'

Journalism organisations voice fears for free speech amid legislative push that would punish journlists and whistleblowers Continue reading.....

Sep 29, 2014

Suspension straps stretch core's participation

Suspension training has gained so much, uh, traction throughout the fitness market that it behooves us to think about it once in a while. This unique form of exercise lets people do resistance training almost anywhere, thanks to some handy dandy stra...

Sep 26, 2014

The acid test: Australian journalists must ask what agenda they serve

At the end of a week of much media hysteria about terrorism, the Senate passed arguably the most significant restraints on press freedom in this country outside of wartime Continue reading.....

Sep 26, 2014

The acid test: Australian journalists must ask what agenda they serve

At the end of a week of much media hysteria about terrorism, the Senate passed arguably the most significant restraints on press freedom in this country outside of wartime Continue reading..... #Labor Party #Australia

Oct 01, 2014

Hong Kong chief shrugs off demo

Hong Kong's embattled leader has attended a ceremony to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet pro-democracy demonstrators, despite their threats to expand the street protests that have posed the stiffest challenge to Beijing's authority si... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong

Sep 30, 2014

Abbott cabinet meets ahead of Iraq deployment politics live

Cabinet is meeting on Tuesday and a decision is expected later this week to approve the deployment of forces to Iraq as joint police raids are carried out in Melbourne. Follow it live ... 2.08pm AEST Plibersek to Abbott : I refer the PM to reports th... #Iraq #Electronic Frontier Foundation #Australia #Melbourne #Tony Abbott #Bronwyn Bishop #Committee to Protect Journalists

Sep 25, 2014

Proposal: Media needs permit to film in wilderness

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday it is extending the period for the public to weigh in on a proposal that would make permanent new rules on commercial video and photography in the nation's wildest areas. Under the plan, the agency... #Iraq #Electronic Frontier Foundation #Australia #Melbourne #Tony Abbott #Bronwyn Bishop #Committee to Protect Journalists

Sep 26, 2014

First kidnapped 'Chibok girl' released by Boko Haram still traumatized

JOHANNESBURG—The first of Nigeria’s kidnapped “Chibok girls” to make it home after being released by her Islamic extremist captors spent a tortured night, tossing and turning and screaming “They will kill me! They will kill me!” So says the Rev. Enoc... #United Nations #Gordon Brown #Boko Haram

Sep 25, 2014

Security laws pass Senate amid fears over draconian limits to press freedom

National security laws allow whistleblowers to be jailed and give Asio sweeping powers to gather online data Continue reading..... #George Brandis #Labor Party #Scott Ludlam