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MEAA says cuts to ABC “dangerous and irresponsible”

The Federal Budget’s cut of $127 million from the ABC represents a dangerous and irresponsible assault on public broadcasting in ...
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Australia criminalises journalism

There’s almost universal acceptance of the maxim “Journalism is not a crime”. One exception is Australia’s parliament – it begs ...
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MEAA welcomes Public Interest Journalism recommendations

MEAA is encouraged that a Parliamentary Committee has endorsed many of the recommendations made to it by MEAA to nurture ...
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Espionage Bill will criminalise journalism

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MEAA has called out the dangerous threat to press freedom in proposed national security laws ...
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A proud history at the forefront of Australian journalism

The MEAA Media section has a century of experience campaigning on behalf of the profession, making it one of the ...
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MEAA formally complains about treatment of Manus journalist

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MEAA has written to the PNG and Australian prime ministers to formally complain about the singling out and specific targeting ...
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Boochani arrest is an attack on press freedom

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MEAA stands in solidarity with Iranian-Kurdish journalist and regular contributor to Australian publications, Behrouz Boochani, who has reportedly been arrested ...
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No Impunity – Bring the killers of journalists to justice

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November 2 is International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Nine Australian journalists have been murdered with impunity ...
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Queensland Police raid is an attack on press freedom

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, says the raid by Queensland ...
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Governments can no longer ignore the crisis facing public interest journalism

Governments can no longer stand on the sidelines but must step in to support independent journalism to preserve democracy, the ...
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