Talk:Australian Labor Party shelves government oversight of media legislation

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Journalist notes[edit]

The AAP claims government oversight of media not necessary article was published in a number of newspapers. I was trying to think of a way of framing this and this might be one of the points where I worry about the two source verification part though maybe the reprints count as multiples? (Stretching badly, I know.)

Some of the bills need to be looked at and may require going to http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation and looking at all the recent bills or all the legislation currently before the government. This manual searching was why I considered it original reporting.

The topic is in the news and ties into the UK situation a bit but not directly. Hence, I did not reference. I wanted to name all the bills since this is 6 part legislation. It is viewed as a bit of a campaign issue here and the media have taken it up. I think the media is going to pillory Gillard for it based on their previous responses and since Turnball, who is likely to replace Abbott in the not so distant future, has roundly condemned it as an attack on free speech. (It sits against a weird backdrop of the uber rich trying to media organizations to exert editorial control.)

Blah. Not certain how happy I am with this. --LauraHale (talk) 12:31, 19 March 2013 (UTC)

Prospect for update[edit]

I'm given to understand a small update may be given to this article later today (Australian time). --Pi zero (talk) 23:57, 21 March 2013 (UTC)

Yeah. The legislation was shelved that did not pass. Needs to be rewritten and refocused. --LauraHale (talk) 01:51, 22 March 2013 (UTC)

Review of revision 1852147 [Not ready][edit]

Review of revision 1852504 [Passed][edit]