Australian politics, society & culture

They defend press freedom in pursuit of the gory detail

They defend press freedom in pursuit of the gory detail "Mass media exists to create a profitable business from the things that interest its public. Don't confuse that with the public interest. And if the consequence is creating a gush of reckless reportage that may well encourage the next generation of Dark Knight shooters? Well, that sounds like an enduring business model."

Editors Choice: 
Not Editors Choice
Shortlist Date: 
Thursday, 26 July 2012 - 3:05pm
Shortlist Position: 
General item

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