Not subtle

Countering Senator Doug Cameron’s description of the Murdoch press as “the biggest problem for democracy in this country” with a quote from J.S. Mill on the evil of silencing opinion, Cut & Paste (The Australian, 20/6) tellingly misses the point: the question is not the right of the press to speak, but the use of that right to determine political outcomes. This distinction is not subtle, but The Australian proves Cameron right by consistently missing it.

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