THE DISTILLERY: Press gang-up

Jotters fume over the federal government's media reforms, with one saying Conroy's ultimatum approach just might push them through.

As we’ve discovered at The Distillery, one of the best ways to get the media pumping is to start talking media regulation. This morning’s edition is packed with reactions to Communication Minister Stephen Conroy’s proposed reforms, his manoeuvrings around one particular issue and a history of past attempts to regulate the industry.

Fairfax’s Malcolm Maiden explains how this is always a troublesome area of reform.

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