Australian Press Council chair resigns

Professor David Weisbrot addressed a Melbourne Press Club event in 2015 
Australian Press Council chair David Weisbrot has announced his resignation after fierce media criticism of the Council's decision to appoint Indigenous activist Carla McGrath as a public member.
Professor Weisbrot, who re-energised and transformed the Council after taking over as chair two and half years ago, cited “persistent personal attacks” and a campaign of “misinformation” over the McGrath appointment in his decision to stand down.

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