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corruption

corruption  

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The use of bribery to influence the actions of a public official. More generally, corruption refers to obtaining private gains from public office through bribes, extortion, and embezzlement of public ...
Electioneering

Electioneering  

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Electioneering—the effort parties and others make to persuade electors to vote a particular way—formally begins once the date of an election or referendum is announced; for national elections, the ...
Political journalism

Political journalism  

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Political journalism has two main types. One sees the journalist as akin to a member of parliament, a representative of a Fourth Estate. Like members of the other estates, the ...
public good

public good  

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A special defence to some charges under section 4 of the Obscene Publications Act 1959 (R v Penguin Books [1961] Crim LR 176). See feature The Obscene Publications Acts.
Public service

Public service  

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The public service provides the general-purpose workforce for government departments and ministries, and various administrative agencies such as‐in the Commonwealth‐the auditor-general, the ...
SBS

SBS  

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Before 1956, when security restrictions were lifted, broadcasting and the print media in languages other than English were strictly controlled and had limited content (see Press and Media and ...

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