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Police raids in Australia remind us that threats to journalistic independence are not confined to authoritarian states

This week’s police raids on media organisations have sparked outrage in Australia. But concern should be felt much further afield. With media freedom under growing pressure worldwide, they are a reminder that in liberal democracies as well as dictatorships the work of journalists, in the public’s service, can be imperilled.

On Tuesday, Australian federal police searched the home...

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