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MEAA condemns targeting of journalists by police and protesters

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Journalists should be able to go about their work informing the public without facing assault from police or protesters, says ...
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Government must immediately offer refuge to Afghan media workers

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MEAA, together with the International Federation of Journalists, has called on the Australian Government to take urgent action to provide ...
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Support Burmese journalists in exile

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Since the military coup in February, independent journalism in Myanmar has been forced underground ...
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Reporting protests and accrediting MEAA Media members

MEAA and Victoria Police have had positive discussions following concerns raised by the union about new media accreditation requirements at ...
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World Press Freedom Day 2021: hostility towards journalists is on the rise

Journalists are fearful that increased harassment, abuse and violence directed towards them during the Covid-19 pandemic could become the new ...
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Facebook move reinforces need for a News Media Bargaining Code

Facebook’s ham-fisted handling of its news sharing ban in Australia – which initially blocked crucial community information and health and ...
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Assange extradition decision a huge relief; US must now end prosecution

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MEAA, the union for Australian journalists, welcomes today’s decision by a British judge to prevent the extradition to the United ...
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ACCC’s draft code for platforms is welcome but needs work

Australia’s union for journalists, MEAA, welcomes the draft bargaining code on digital platforms released today ...
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Standing up for regional and community media

Over 200 regional and community papers have stopped or suspended printing in the space of two months, and further job cuts ...
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World Press Freedom Day 2020: reform is needed to protect journalism and the right to know

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Today is World Press Freedom Day but there is little for us to celebrate here in Australia ...
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