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Australian court order welcomed but points to flaws in journalist shield laws

Legal costs incurred by journalists who fought to protect their sources will be paid back to them. However MEAA notes, "No costs, like those in the Rinehart case, would need to be ordered if shield laws properly acknowledged journalist privilege and the ethical obligation to respect confidences in all circumstances at the outset and thus prevented unnecessary legal procedures."

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