MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA


MEAA House Committees’ statements in solidarity over the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) We, the ABC MEAA House Committee, stand in solidarity with our Palestinian colleagues and condemn the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Al Jazeera has stated the killing was committed by the Israeli Defence Forces. She was shot in the head while performing her ...
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MEAA correspondence over the killing of journalist and US citizen Shireen Abu Akleh

Correspondence regarding the killing of journalist and US citizen Shireen Abu Akleh who was fatally wounded while reporting in the West Bank for Al Jazeera Arabic. MEAA extends its condolences to her family and work colleagues and has written to the Israeli Ambassador condemning the targeting of journalists and demanding ...
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World Press Freedom Day 2022: government must show its commitment through action, not just words

The next Australian government must recommit to press freedom by putting in place overdue reforms to support public interest journalism ...
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Three years in prison is too long; Assange must come home

MediaRoom, Releases
Australia must step up diplomatic efforts to encourage the US government to drop its bid to extradite Julian Assange who has now been imprisoned for three years ...
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MEAA to begin search for new Chief Executive

MediaRoom, Releases
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance will shortly begin a search for a new Chief Executive to replace Paul Murphy who has advised the MEAA Board that he will not be seeking to renew his contract when it expires in February next year ...
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