Spooks should brief journalists: expert

By Finbar O'Mallon
Updated September 19 2019 - 8:53am, first published 8:49am
Security expert Rory Medcalf described Australia's defamation laws as a "fundamental problem".

Regular briefings of journalists by spooks would improve the transparency of Australia's intelligence agencies while balancing national security and public interest.



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