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Old 05-10-2017, 07:10 PM   #1
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Default Senate Committee to investigate the future of journalism

Source: mumbrella.com.au - Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Following the week-long Fairfax journalist strike over mass redundancies which severely hampered the publisher’s coverage of the Federal Budget a Senate select committee will launch an inquiry into the future of journalism. The motion, moved by Senators Sam Dastyari, Scott Ludlam, Nick Xenophon and Jacquie Lambie will see the select committee look into the current state of public interest journalism in Australia. Along with a broad range of issues facing the future of journalism, the inquiry will look specifically at the adequacy of competition and consumer laws in dealing with the “market power and practices of search engines, social media aggregators and content aggregators, and their impact on the Australian media landscape”. The inquiry will also address the rise of fake news and propaganda and look at the motivation for its dissemination in both Australia and overseas. Paul Murphy, CEO of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance, said the announcement of the Select Committee was timely coming in the wake of the strike by Fairfax journalists and recent cuts announced at News Corp . Murphy said the union had long been calling for a deeper investigation into the future of journalism in Australia. “The proposed restructure at Fairfax Media, where the company proposes to cut one-in-four journalists resulting in the company abandoning reporting of key areas of Australian life, indicates just how serious the crisis in public int
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