The curious case of Timothy Byrnes, ASIO and the National Security Hotline | TheWord | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Sacked public servant Tim Byrnes Photo: thomson.rohan@gmail.com The curious case of Timothy Byrnes, a complaint to ASIO and a call to the National Security Hotline provides a cautionary tale for reporters who move between the worlds of the media...

 

'Whatever the outcome of his case, Byrnes’ experience suggests that the senior public servants responsible for national media policy have little understanding of the craft of journalism or sympathy for its practitioners.'