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Trust in the media is falling while fake news anxiety rises, report finds

The Digital News Report 2019 lead author, Professor Caroline Fisher, told The World Today that concern about fake news was highly dependent on demographics, which was cause for concern.
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Gun lobby dictates policy in New Zealand: Philip Alpers

Adjunct associate professor Philip Alpers is the director of a global project comparing gun laws in 350 jurisdictions worldwide. Alpers tells The World Today that New Zealand is the only developed country other than the US and Canada without universal gun registration.
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Senior business correspondent Peter Ryan analyses ABC chairman's decision to resign

Media commentators and business people are dismayed that the ABC has been embroiled itself in a crisis. Even though Justin Milne has now resigned as chairman, the journalists' union still believes the leadership crisis at the ABC can only be resolved with a comprehensive public...
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Data privacy expert recommends opting out of proposed e-health scheme

The federal government is pushing ahead with its plans to create an electronic health record for every Australian, but many are concerned about privacy and cybersecurity risks - and one expert recommends opting out.
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What do the secret Lionel Murphy files reveal?

Documents relating to an inquiry conducted more than thirty years ago, into bribery allegations against Lionel Murphy, have been made public.