Thomas Oriti

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Former ICAC Judge criticised spy laws

Former New South Wales Supreme Court Judge Anthony Whealy believes the federal government's proposed new secret laws could see ABC reporters jailed for 15 years for handling sensitive government information such as the so called "Cabinet files". Mr Whealy is Chairman of Transparency International, and...

Julie Bishop's warning to Communist Party-affiliated Chinese uni students

Julie Bishop has issued a blunt warning to Chinese University students affiliated with the Communist Party, urging them to respect freedom of speech in Australia.

Fake news and social media: 'bots' are getting smarter

There is growing concern about the impact of artificial intelligence on the global media landscape.
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Without ad revenue, there won't be local content: Quentin Dempster talks ACCC new media investigation

Former ABC journalist, Quentin Dempster, says the federal government should implement a local content quota for Australian television.

Ten Network casts 'significant doubt' on its viability after announcing $232m first-half loss

The Ten Network has signalled grave concerns about its survival in a tough advertising market, as it posted a half-year loss of $232 million. Australia's third-largest network is pinning its future on $200 million in debt financing guaranteed by News Corporation co-chairman Lachlan Murdoch, businessman...