Name:  Chris Mitchell

Bio: Author “Making Headlines” [MUP, 2016]; former editor-in-chief, The Australian


Australian Federal Police raids on the offices of the ABC and the home of a journalist with The Australian provoked a heated debate over press freedom in Australia during June 2019. Predictably, the debate gained widespread media coverage as the Australian media voiced its collective disapproval of the raids. To offer a more nuanced appraisal […]

The Media and Freedom of Speech: Two Views – Chris Kenny & Chris Mitchell

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The Media and Freedom of Speech – Two Views

SPEAKER:      CHRIS KENNY (Author, columnist The Australian & Sky News presenter) & CHRIS MITCHELL (Columnist & former Editor-in-Chief, The Australian) DATE:             Thursday 11 July **Book from 26 June 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:           The Media and Freedom of Speech – Two Views VENUE:          The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, […]

Making Headlines

Chris Mitchell retired at the end of 2015 after more than 12 years as editor-in-chief of The Australian and 24 years as a daily newspaper editor at The Australian, The Courier Mail and Sunday Mail. As editor-in-chief of The Australian, Chris Mitchell ran the largest stable of journalists with the largest editorial budget in the […]

Making Headlines – Chris Mitchell

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Making Headlines

Speaker(s): Chris Mitchell Date: 2016-10-10 Venue: King & Wood Mallesons, Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm