19 Australian journalists face trial over reporting on Cardinal Pell
May 27, 2020
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CWN Editor's Note: “Prosecutors in the state of Victoria said 19 journalists and 21 publications aided and abetted contempt of court” by violating a gag order on report. The journalists’ trial is scheduled to begin in November.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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Posted by: Randal Mandock -
May. 27, 2020 11:15 AM ET USA
An example of what is termed "leaking" in the U.S. Many devious politicians, journalists, purveyors of propaganda, and those who "just want to do the right thing" have fine-tuned this crime into a widely and well-practiced art. The goal of "leaking" is to intimidate, corrupt, defeat, and destroy an enemy (referred to as an "opponent"). "Leaking" is a vicious violation of the 8th Commandment and can be as serious as the 5th (Leviticus 19:16). Perhaps the Pell case will prompt retributive justice.