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Stories for Friday, 31 October 2014
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Journalism is not a crime: Paul Barry   
Produced by Paul Van Lieshout

Australian Journalists ability to report look set to be severely curtailed with the introduction of sweeping changes to privacy laws. Journalists and whistle-blowers could face up to 10 years’ jail for disclosing or publishing classified information. Media Watch's Paul Barry says while journalists should consider the national interest when reporting, the new penalties are too harsh.

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Medical experts would like to combat Ebola   
Produced by Eduardo Jordan

Recently, the Federal government stated immigration coming from West Africa will be stopped, including the humanitarian support to the area. The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation launched a poll to its members, where they asked if they would volunteer to go to West Africa to help combat the virus.

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G20 paranoia around 'anarchists'   
Produced by Steven Riggall

How real are fears stirred up by the Courier Mail of anarchists coming to Brisbane and tearing the place apart during the G20? And who is this group supposedly calling itself 'Black Bloc'? Well for starters there is no such group.

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Asylum-seeker's photographers to go on public display   
Produced by Eloise Murray

The photographs of Afghan photographer Barat Ali Batoor will go on public display next week. Mr Batoor came to prominence after deciding to photograph his attempted journey to Australia by boat to expose the truth of what is really experienced by refugees and asylum seekers.

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Appetite for Youth Food Movement growing   
Produced by Anika McMahon

The Brisbane Youth Food Movement is rapidly spreading throughout Australia, educating the country about the importance of supporting local producers and creating a sustainable future for agriculture.

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