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AUT student wins award for Scoop article

AUT student journalist wins award for anti-terror law story, 8 November 2007

Joseph Barratt, an AUT Graduate Diploma in Journalism student, tonight won the Rangatahi/Student Award for print media in the annual Media Peace Awards for a Scoop article revealing changes flagged by the draft anti-terrorism law amendment.

The report, “High Court bypassed under new anti-terror law”, in June exposed aspects of the draft legislation before they had been widely reported in the mainstream media.

The judges described the story as a “very timely and well-written” article which “delves into the relatively unknown bill” currently before Parliament.

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