Feb 252013
 February 25, 2013  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S.

Gemma Jones reports:

The federal government is close to finalising proposed media changes, including its consideration of a tort that would allow people to sue each other for privacy invasions.

Senior government sources denied reports yesterday that changes would be considered at a cabinet meeting last night.

However, it is believed the government is close to making a decision on changes which could include stricter future controls on media ownership across platforms, a code of ethics for journalists and new Australian content rules for free-to-air television.

Read more on news.com.au.

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