Australian journalism's day of shame

The revelation of comments allegedly made by Federal Treasurer Peter Costello to three Canberra press gallery journalists over a presumably boozy dinner more than two and a half years will forever damage the relationship Australian journalists have with their sources. Australian journalists have in the past had an admirable reputation for protecting their sources and […]

Australian journalism’s day of shame

The revelation of comments allegedly made by Federal Treasurer Peter Costello to three Canberra press gallery journalists over a presumably boozy dinner more than two and a half years will forever damage the relationship Australian journalists have with their sources. Australian journalists have in the past had an admirable reputation for protecting their sources and […]