MEAA Releases

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Public supports increased funding for Australia’s orchestras

Symphony orchestras are valued as an important part of our culture, and most Australians would support maintaining or increasing government funding for them, according to a new national survey commissioned by the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance. The online survey of 800 people found strong backing for public funding of ...
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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 threat posed to public interest journalism by rise of Google, Facebook and other similar businesses, says the union for Australian journalists and media workers ...
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Parliamentary committee’s track record fails on press freedom

The Government’s press freedom inquiry will only delay urgent changes needed to protect the role of journalists and whistleblowers, says MEAA, the union and industry advocate for Australian media workers ...
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Journalists’ union joins media organisations to call for better protection of press freedom

MEAA, the union for Australia’s journalists, joins with other media organisations today in calling for urgent legal changes to protect press freedom and the public’s right to know ...
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Government must act on loss of regional media

MEAA said the loss of up to 40 jobs in four newsrooms of the WIN Network in major regional centres in NSW and Queensland (Orange/Dubbo, Albury, Wagga Wagga, and in Queensland’s Wide Bay covering Hervey Bay and Bundaberg) is a devastating blow to public interest journalism in Australia’s regions and ...
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