Journalist, podcaster & fairy lights fan. Specialty: legal, crime & political reporting.
@Kate_McClymont re zero media access to Nauru. Govt forces cash strapped media organisations to pay $8000 just apply for Nauru visa - then shockingly rejects all applications & pockets the dough! #WPFD2018 #auspol
@Kate_McClymont says dwindling ranks of once mighty Australian newspapers have hollowed out critical level of specialist coverage for key rounds - from courts to politics #WPFD18 #auspol
The Australian’s Michael Cameron says court suppression orders a major threat to freedom of the press. Eg why have the criminal proceedings against #GeorgePell clouded in peculiar secrecy? #WPFD2018 #auspol
Ace reporter @Kate_McClymont points out under Australia’s draconian defamation laws serial crook & disgraced NSW politician successfully sued her for damage to his reputation. Would take another decade & series of ICAC inquiries to land him. #WPFD2018 #auspol