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Australian papers redact front pages to expose govt secrecy

Seattle Times Monday, 21 October 2019
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s major newspapers published redacted front pages on Monday in a coordinated campaign to highlight government secrecy that is often justified on national security grounds. Rival media businesses first banded together to fight for press freedom in June after police raided the Canberra home of a News Corp. journalist and the […]
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Australian papers redact front pages in protest 01:00

Australia’s biggest newspapers ran front pages on Monday made up to appear heavily redacted, in a protest against legislation that restricts press freedoms, a rare show of unity by the usually partisan media industry. Edward Baran reports.

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