The Gillard government sure knows how to pick a fight with the wrong people.
Its media reform proposals have the commercial media proprietors in apoplexy.
When you look at the United Kingdom’s proposed media regulation reforms and then turn your gaze to what the government here is proposing to keep newspapers honest, you surely would be left scratching your head wondering why the print world – and News Limited in particular – is so, well, apoplectic.
First there was THAT front page splash from The Daily Telegraph likening Communications Minister Stephen Conroy to Joseph Stalin.
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