'Well done': home affairs chief Mike Pezzullo praised police for raiding journalist's home

Documents obtained by ABC show departmental secretary asked for his thanks to be passed on to AFP team involved The head of the Department of Home Affairs, Mike Pezzullo, congratulated the Australian federal police for conducting raids on journalists, new documents reveal.Correspondence obtained under freedom of information laws by the South Australian senator Rex Patrick reveal that the AFP’s deputy commissioner emailed staff on the evening of the raid on News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst to pass on Pezzullo’s praise. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-29 04:27:34 UTC ]
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High court rules AFP warrant for raid on News Corp journalist's home was invalid

Court quashed warrant but did not order federal police to destroy material, exposing Annika Smethurst and source to possible prosecutionThe News Corporation journalist Annika Smethurst has won a high court case challenging the legality of the police raid on her home seeking the source of leaked... Continue reading at The Guardian

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AFP rules out charges against News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst after raid

No one will be charged in connection with the leak of plans to extend spying powers, Australian federal police sayThe Australian federal police has ruled out pursuing charges against the News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst or anyone else for her story revealing plans to extend the Australian... Continue reading at The Guardian

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AFP won't rule out charging News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst after raid

Commissioner Andrew Colvin tells MPs the investigation is ‘ongoing’The Australian federal police commissioner has not ruled out prosecuting the News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst, telling parliament’s intelligence and security committee the investigation into leaked material remains... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Journalist, 12, faces off with police offer who threatened to arrest her

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Tronc chief executive Justin Dearborn cuts the price again on Florida home

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Authorities confirm suspected ringleader of Paris attacks died in police raid

French authorities confirmed Thursday that the Islamic State militant suspected of masterminding the deadly Paris attacks was killed in a police raid the previous day. The body of Abdelhamid Abaaoud was found riddled with bullet and shrapnel wounds in the charred rubble of the raided apartment... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Mail raids Microsoft for chief to lead global digital expansion

James Leaver will head up international growth of Mail Online outside its core markets of the US, UK and AustraliaThe Daily Mail has raided the senior ranks of Microsoft to appoint a chief to head up its digital expansion into international markets.Mail Online has appointed James Leaver,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Johnston Press chief: we will end up with fewer full-time journalists

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Police raid Amazon’s headquarters in Japan

Police have raided Amazon’s headquarters in Tokyo following complaints about the wide availability of child pornography on its website. In a statement to The Bookseller, Amazon said it is co-operating fully with the police. “We don’t permit illegal items on our site, and we have systems and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Archant journalists surprised as chief executive resigns after six years

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REMODELING Magazine Launches 'Home for Life' Virtual Home Tour

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‘The Boys’ author Katie Hafner on her path from journalist to novelist

Going from nonfiction to fiction can be both liberating and paralyzing, Hafner explains. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Who Do Powerful Men Become When They Sit Down at Home?

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In Praise of Poet Voice

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Journalist, Felon, Figure Skater: A New Memoir From Keri Blakinger

Solitary confinement is a form of torture that the prison system makes commonplace. Continue reading at Slate

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Families of residents who may have been abused at Winnipeg care home disgusted by allegations

Families of people who live in a privately owned Winnipeg personal care home want to know why two care aides were allowed to work for months after allegations were brought forward that they had abused 15 residents. Continue reading at CBC

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‘I almost got hit’: the Ukrainian journalists turned war correspondents overnight

Initially writing stories and making television reports was secondary for the journalists as many focused on survivalRussia-Ukraine war: latest updatesWhen the war started journalists in Ukraine found themselves at the centre of the biggest story in the world. They became war correspondents... Continue reading at The Guardian

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A Young Woman’s Formative Queer Affair With a Married Lover

Many of us know Michelle Hart from her wonderful work highlighting queer writers when she was the assistant books editor at O, the Oprah Magazine. Now, she has her own novel to add to the fold: We Do What We Do In The Dark, an exquisitely written, intimately affecting novel about Mallory, a... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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