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The Newsroom

ByBarbara Alysen, Mandy Oakham, Roger Patching, Gail Sedorkin

How many jobs are there where you get to be the conscience of the community and actually hold politicians and other decision-makers accountable? It's a great privilege and I don't think a lot of people realise what a privilege it is really. You can actually influence things. That's the best part about being a journalist. You can make things happen. (Interview with Ingrid Svendsen, Walkley Award-winning former journalist)