Australian journalist shield laws now cover bloggers and tweeters

Bloggers and tweeters will enjoy the same shield law protections as journalists under newly amended laws that passed through federal parliament today.But the new laws, which aim to give protection against being forced to reveal confidential information or sources, do not extend to those who make anonymous comments on news sites and blogs.
www.theaustralian.com.au/business/media/journo-shield-laws-now-cover-bloggers-and-tweeters/story-e6frg996-1226025441600

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