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Professor Matthew Ricketson is an academic and journalist who was a member of the independent media inquiry chaired by retired federal court judge Ray Finkelstein QC. John Henningham is a journalist, journalism educator and the director of the journalism college JSchool in Brisbane, Queensland.

In this interview the ACL's Katherine Spackman spoke to Prof Matthew Ricketson first about the Finkelstein report's recommendation for a regulated press council. In a separate interview, she interviews John Henningham about his concerns about government intervening in regulating the press council. The full interview below is 15 minutes long. Politically, it's been reported that the Prime Minister has written to media executives and is prepared to compromise on media reform. Click here to read a transcript of the interviews.


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