‘What Prime Minister Gillard Told Tony Abbott About Freedom of Speech’-Turn Left 2013
Too often “freedom of the press” is really about “freedom to bully governments, lie, target political opponents, cover up, promote other businesses”, too often it is about “free market” not “free speech”.
Now that the Opposition have decided they were elected to Parliament to represent the business interests of the Murdoch family and not the people of their electorates, the public rights are disappearing at the hands of the Murdoch media desire to dominate everything we see, read, hear, click, and know.
Mr ABBOTT (Warringah—Leader of the Opposition) (14:39): I have a question for the Prime Minister. … and now she proposes the most draconian regulation of the media ever. How can people ever expect better judgement from this Prime Minister?
Ms GILLARD (Lalor—Prime Minister) (14:39): Once again, the Leader of the Opposition finds himself absolutely incapable of dealing with the facts, even when they have been provided in the…
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