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Film and TV inquiry a mixed bag for the industry

A Parliamentary inquiry report into the film and TV industry is a mixed bag that includes some sensible proposals but is captive to commercial and ideological self-interest, says MEAA, the union for Australian performers and screen crew ...
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Timely scrutiny of Google and Facebook as media job losses mount

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance – the union and industry advocate for Australian media workers – welcomes today’s announcement that the competition watchdog will conduct an inquiry into social media giants like Facebook and Google, and their impact on journalism in Australia. The inquiry’s terms of reference include a ...
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MEAA makes formal complaint over treatment of Manus refugee journalist

MEAA has formally complained to the Australian and PNG prime ministers about the singling out and deliberate targeting by PNG police of Iranian-Kurdish refugee journalist Behrouz Boochani ...
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Boochani arrest is an attack on press freedom

MEAA, the union for Australian media workers, stands in solidarity with Iranian-Kurdish journalist and regular contributor to Australian publications, Behrouz Boochani, who has reportedly been arrested today on Manus Island ...
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ABC’s restructure must not trample on stressed and overworked staff

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MEAA welcomes, with caution, the Content Transformation plan announced by ABC management today ...
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