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MEAA rejects Nine’s takeover of Fairfax

Nine’s takeover of Fairfax will be bad for Australian democracy and diversity of voices in what is already one of ...
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Journalists excluded from Shorten speech at ACTU dinner

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MEAA has registered a complaint with the ACTU over the exclusion of journalists from the ACTU Congress dinner in Brisbane ...
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MEAA urges Nauru to issue ABC with visa

MEAA condemns the decision of the Nauruan Government to refuse to issue a visa to Australian Broadcasting Corporation staff to ...
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Threats to journalists on the rise

The sickening news of five deaths in a targeted attack on the Capital Gazette newspaper group highlights the growing threats ...
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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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