Shield Laws: Whistleblowers, Journalists and Protecting Sources
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Shield laws leave whistleblowers, reporters on hook

Shield laws leave whistleblowers, reporters on hook | Shield Laws: Whistleblowers, Journalists and Protecting Sources | Scoop.it
Detective Chief Inspector Peter Fox says he has not got protection under NSW law, at least in relation to one aspect of his whistleblowing.
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Warning: blowing the whistle could mess up your life

Warning: blowing the whistle could mess up your life | Shield Laws: Whistleblowers, Journalists and Protecting Sources | Scoop.it
In the US, the law is geared to protect and reward informants, but in Australia, they end up jobless and traumatised.
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Protecting the journalists' privilege: reporters go to court

Protecting the journalists' privilege: reporters go to court | Shield Laws: Whistleblowers, Journalists and Protecting Sources | Scoop.it
The protection of confidential sources is an ethical and legal minefield for journalists in Australia, despite the introduction over the past two years of so-called journalists’ privilege in several jurisdictions…...
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