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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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MEAA condemns regional newspaper closures

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At a time when fast and accurate information is more important than ever, media owners have an obligation to do ...
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Did News and Nine decide to close AAP to damage media rivals? 600 AAP staff deserve answers

The majority shareholders of AAP Newswire must be upfront with workers and subscribers about whether they had an agenda to ...
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