Commentary

How the Coalition's 'blind ideology' over media reform stiffed Guardian Australia

Publisher
Media ownership Media regulation News media Digital news Journalism Australia
Description

A few months ago, Nick Xenophon approached me and the editors of other smaller independent and regional media companies with a reasonable question.

If the senator was to back the government’s plan to scrap rules protecting diversity of media ownership in Australia, paving the way for mergers that would increase the power of the biggest media companies, what could he propose to make sure smaller players were not squeezed out of the market?

Read the ful article on The Guardian.

Publication Details
Publication Year:
2017