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MEAA urges Saudi journalists be granted asylum

MEAA is urging the intervention of Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton in the immigration of two Saudi Arabian journalists who ...
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Journalist refused visa to speak on press freedom

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MEAA has urged Australian immigration authorities to reverse a decision to deny a visa to a prominent Cameroonian journalist who ...
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Don’t read the comments: new strategy to combat online abuse of women journalists

MEAA is calling for a united industry approach by media organisations to combat the prevalence of online harassment and abuse ...
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MEAA joins media organisations in campaign for the public’s right to know

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MEAA has joined with publishers, broadcasters and other media organisations in an unprecedented united campaign for reforms to protect media ...
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Assange case “sets terrifying precedent”, says lawyer

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During a recent visit to Australia, Jennifer Robinson, legal adviser to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, sat down with MEAA to ...
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Laws need reform to ensure press freedom

MEAA chief executive Paul Murphy has told a Parliamentary inquiry that there is an urgent need to overhaul Australia's laws ...
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Media groups calls for reform to protect press freedom

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The Australia’s Right To Know media industry lobbying group, which includes MEAA, has recommended a complete review of laws that ...
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MEAA welcomes ACCC digital platforms report

The final report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s digital platforms inquiry has laid out in stark terms the ...
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MEAA writes to Premier Palaszscuk urging French TV crew charges be dropped

UPDATE: On Thursday July 25, Queensland Police Service said they were dropping the trespass charges against the French TV crew ...
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MEAA calls on China to release Australian journalist

Update - on Saturday July 20 China's Foreign Ministry responded to MEAA: "The Australian national Yang Jun is suspected of ...
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