By Nicholas Adams-Dzierzba In 2011, Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger were nominated for an Oscar for their documentary Restrepo, following a year with a platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. However there was one criticism of the doco from its subjects, the Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne…
If you’ve done nothing wrong, you’ve nothing to fear, we’re told. Not so, says Glenn Greenwald in this searing TED talk that rips apart the theory that governments should be able to access our private online data.
The media is apoplectic over new laws that hand extraordinary powers to the government and spy agencies while preventing proper scrutiny of them. It’s the pinnacle of FP’s 12 reasons why Australia’s press freedom is heading south.
History tells us that the life of the Frances Abbott scholarship whistleblower will be changed forever because of her decision to speak out.
Whistleblowers are often exposed and vulnerable with few legal protections. Freedom Press looks at what happened for six Australians who bravely exposed crime and corruption.