Rivals unite to protect local news

By James Joyce and Julian O'Brien
Updated April 14 2021 - 11:39pm, first published October 10 2020 - 5:00am
Veteran journalist Ray Martin will appear in a series of TV messages from Monday for the Save Our Voices campaign, which will urge regional Australians to contact their federal MP to ask what they are doing to protect local media.
Veteran journalist Ray Martin will appear in a series of TV messages from Monday for the Save Our Voices campaign, which will urge regional Australians to contact their federal MP to ask what they are doing to protect local media.

Australia's leading regional media companies have enlisted veteran television journalist Ray Martin to spearhead a new push for reforms to media ownership laws they say are hopelessly outdated in the Netflix era and jeopardising the future of local news services for 9 million Australians.

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