54 min

Secrets, spying and press freedom Big Ideas

    • Society & Culture

Imagine you are a journalist who has broken a big story you believe is in the public interest. A year elapses and then, without warning, your home is raided, and the AFP is suddenly rifling through your most intimate belongings.  This is what happened to Annika Smethurst, who feared she would go to jail for revealing classified information.

Imagine you are a journalist who has broken a big story you believe is in the public interest. A year elapses and then, without warning, your home is raided, and the AFP is suddenly rifling through your most intimate belongings.  This is what happened to Annika Smethurst, who feared she would go to jail for revealing classified information.

54 min

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