Government's media reform plan rejected by key stakeholders

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated November 27 2020 - 9:16am, first published 5:42am
Communications Minister Paul Fletcher. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The federal government's latest media reform pitch has failed to win over key players in the industry, with regional media companies giving it a thumbs down at the first showing.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.