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The First Casualty

Tuesday 24th October / presented by Kylie Sturgess

In the post truth era where hoax news travels father and faster than real news the demise of traditional journalism, and with it standards ethics training and fact checking has profound implications for informed public debate.

In his new eagerly anticipated book The First Casualty: From the Frontlines of the Global War on Journalism, Australian journalist Peter Greste examines how the role of media has changed in the global War on Terror.

Delving into the urgency with which we need to support impartial, balanced and accurate reporting in a war where there are no frontlines and no clear battlegrounds, Greste joined Kylie Sturgess on The Mag this morning to tell us more.

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