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The Official Secrets Act Reform

Do government plans threaten investigative journalism?

During this episode Yiota, Angie and I discuss the planned changes to the Official Secrets Act, public interest defence, protecting sources and more.

The Home Office recently argued that the Official Secrets act should be reformed to adapt to modern security threats.

Journalists and other media campaign groups have warned that these plans could diminish the types of investigative reports by journalists, and also threaten whistleblowers.


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