Breaking News (1999, 13mins)
An award winning documentary investigating how Police are trying to control the news agenda. The arrests of journalists during demonstrations is seen by many as a step too far.
Repeatedly the reporters are released without charge once their news deadlines have passed. Undercurrents recorded incidents of reporters being arrested for filming Police misbehaviour, and even for forgetting the PIN on their Press Card. Produced in 1999
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