The hype preceding the release of Q u e en slan d ’s long-awaited Fitzgerald Report seemed to confirm that any expectation of change in the media’s role in the Deep North’s politics was illfounded. It was billed as the event of the year - all television stations and ABC radio mounted live coverage - and it is significant that all media found it difficult to cope when Commissioner Tony Fitzgerald failed to provide a simple solution: a list of the culprits would have been enough!
Recommended CitationMeadows, Michael; Farrar, Adam; McLellan, Nic; and Endersby, Jim, Briefings: 1. Moonlight Media 2. Left in the Limelight 3. Liberty and Death 4. Stumped!, Australian Left Review, 1(112), 1989, 1-48.