Barnaby Joyce lets fly at proposed media reforms

15 March, 2013
Author: Charles Hodgson

Queensland Senator Barnaby Joyce visited the Sunshine Coast today and took aim at the proposed media reforms announced by the Federal Government this week.
Of particular concern was the removal of the 75% coverage rule and the implications this has for the presence of local media in regional areas.
Senator Joyce also raised the short timeframe for consideration of the legislation and the lack of consultation with media companies.
Here is what he has to say in detail.