MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA

Statement on freedom of expression at SBS

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance has today written to SBS after concerning reports that some journalists at SBS have been pressured to remove their signature from an open letter urging balanced coverage of Palestinian perspectives in the current Middle East conflict. It is a principle of freedom of speech ...
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Inquiry points the way for press freedom reform

The recommendations of a Senate inquiry into press freedom would help to curb the growing culture of government secrecy, stop the persecution of whistleblowers and prevent journalists being prosecuted for simply doing their jobs ...
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Budget brings welcome changes to super threshold and extra support for AAP but doubts remain about ABC funding

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The abolition of the superannuation threshold announced in last night’s Federal Budget will make a substantial difference to low-paid workers in the entertainment and arts industries ...
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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 normal, says the union for Australian media workers ...
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Journalists’ union gives notice to quit Australian Press Council

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance, the union for Australian journalists, will be giving notice that it intends to withdraw from the Australian Press Council ...
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