No right to report civil disobedience? Why @margokingson1 pleads guilty at #leardblockade

When I was charged with trespass at the #leardblockade on March 31 (see Getting #leardblockade arrested, WTF is journalism and who’s the extremist: @margokingston1 interview with @dailytelegraph), I sought legal advice on whether I could plead not guilty because of the implied right to freedom of political communication under the Constitution. There is no legal basis for press […]

‘The Protectors’: Lani Bruce on why she joined #leardblockade

[clear] I am the mother of two sons and am qualified to teach science in secondary schools. My level of education and understanding of current local issues has developed since the year 2000 – when I voted for John Howard (a very hard thing to admit to) – till today, when I feel that the […]

Getting #leardblockade arrested, WTF is journalism and who’s the extremist: @margokingston1 interview with @dailytelegraph

[clear]   My third trip to #leardblockade last week helped me clarify my vision for No Fibs (see Mass arrests at #leardblockade: @margokingston1 Twitter report and Picnic at boundary of Whitehaven State Forest: @margokingston1 April Fools Day Twitter report). I’m happy to answer your question in comments. I’ve never been an ‘embedded journalist’ before, and it’s testing. I was allowed […]

Surfing a #Pilliga coal face: An @AshGrunwald adventure

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#Pilliga country lock on and chill out: @margokingston1 Twitter Report

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West from #leardblockade to #Pilliga, the next Liverpool Plains war zone: @margokingston1 Twitter Report

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Picnic at boundary of Whitehaven State Forest: @margokingston1 April Fools’ Day Twitter report

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Mass arrests at #leardblockade: @margokingston1 Twitter report

Post by Darren Harrison. Video by @NoFibs citizen journo @dazzaloveslife. Dazza interview with Bill Ryan after arrest. [View the story “#leardblockade day of action, by @margokingston1” on Storify]

Return to #leardblockade: @margokingston1 Twitter report

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The #MarchinMarch Melbourne in pictures, by @Jansant

By Wayne Jansson  @jansant 20th March 2014 Roll over photos to read captions or click for slideshow. Read More from the March In March Archive