"Assange has introduced a new element into global politics: tell the truth or fear that the truth will be exposed."
"The more documents become publicly available we must ensure that we get it right and be fair when we report on them.There are many eyes in Canberra watching for and counting our mistakes hoping to use them to argue against any further moves to open up..government. Let's not give them the pleasure."
On privacy the Alliance calls  for a robust debate to ensure that judgments about legal rights of recourse are not just in the hands of the courts. The problem with this is that the debate, admittedly often in a desultory fashion, has been underway for years, with three law reform commission inquiries resulting in recommendations yet to be acted upon four years later, for a statutory cause of action for a serious unwarranted breach of privacy. If the debate hasn't been robust enough that may be because of the stand by some media organisations, including our loudest, that there is no need.
I'm afraid that's not what journalism professional standards and media codes say, or what the the law requires when the issue arises, with Pelly at least acknowledging this last point.