MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA


Governments must heed the call for greater media diversity

MediaRoom, Releases
Greater diversity is needed in Australian media ownership to allow for a wider variety of voices to be heard and to better serve our communities ...
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New era for digital journalists begins on March 1

MediaRoom, Releases
Journalists employed by digital publications will be entitled to penalty rates, overtime and other key conditions from tomorrow as landmark changes to the benchmark Journalists Published Media Award come into effect ...
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Facebook and Google monies must go to newsrooms, not boardrooms

MediaRoom, Releases
Media companies negotiating commercial deals with Facebook and Google for the payment of news content must ensure that the monies generated are allocated to journalism ...
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Facebook and Google deals may leave small publishers out in the cold

MediaRoom, Releases
The Federal Government must act urgently to support small Australian news outlets that could be shut out of commercial deals with Facebook and Google under its News Media Bargaining Code, says the union for Australia’s journalists ...
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Contempt case highlights Queensland’s shield law delay

The prosecution of a Queensland journalist for refusing to reveal a confidential source highlights the urgent need for the Palaszczuk government to follow through on an election promise to introduce a journalist “shield” law ...
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