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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Press Freedom and the Public's Right to Know
One of the many offerings at the Sydney Writers Festival this week. Saturday, May 22 10:00 - 11:00 Sydney Dance Company, Studio 2/3 Pier 4/5, Hickson Road Walsh Bay. Mike Carlton moderates a discussion with David Marr, 2009 Walkley Award winning Seven Network FoI editor Michael McKinnon and former Washington correspondent Anne Davies about freedom of expression and freedom of the press in Australia. It's free, no bookings. I'll be there-say hello if you are.