Quick Post: On @antloewenstein’s wishlist for journalism #auspol

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Over on¬†The Guardian, Antony Loewenstein has written a wishlist for journalism in 2014. ¬†Without gazumping it too much (it’s a good read), Loewenstein has four items on his list: reduced reliance on anonymous sources, a ban on politicians penning opinion pieces, greater investment in the ‘Snowden effect’, and increased lauding of public broadcasting.

Although the piece is interesting and fun, it’s also an example of the sort of thing that I don’t want to see in 2014.

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