Australian politics, society & culture

Media Law Push Grows

Monday, 25 June 2012 - 12:48am
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"Moves for new laws aimed at preserving media diversity are gathering pace, with support growing in the Labor Party, and the Greens turning up pressure on the government. The push for a strong policy response to recent dramatic changes in the media sector is raising the temperature of the debate, with News Ltd chief executive Kim Williams launching a scathing attack yesterday on proposals for a public interest test to be introduced to limit further media ownership concentration."