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Government clinches deal on media reforms

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September 13, 2017

Senator Derryn Hinch has predicted The Age and SMH won't have print editions this time next year.

Journalist-turned-senator Derryn Hinch believes a package of media ownership changes won't save the print editions of two of Australia's oldest daily newspapers.

But that won't stop him backing the government's overhaul of pre-internet age laws that could clear parliament as early as Wednesday.

"I think the print editions of the SMH and the The Age could be gone by this time next year," Senator Hinch told ABC radio.

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