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2020 Press Freedom report

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Last update: May 3, 2020
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2019 MEAA Press Freedom report

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Last update: April 8, 2020
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MEAA Guidelines on Reporting Hate Speech and Extremism

MEAA is concerned at the rise of hate speech in Australia. Racist attitudes and hate speech pose a threat to democracy, a free media and racial equality. The rise of extremism and the increasing use of hate speech place journalists in a difficult position: how should we report these issues, should we resist efforts to co-opt us, what role does “balance” have to play, should we seek to protect our audience?

These guidelines are designed to be read alongside the MEAA Journalist Code of Ethics

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Last update: March 13, 2020
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ARTK submission to the PJCIS review of the metadata retention regime

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Last update: July 17, 2019
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Ethics complaint - covering letter

You must complete this covering letter when submitting an ethics complaint to MEAA regarding an alleged breach of the MEAA Journalist Code of Ethics.

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Last update: December 12, 2018
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MEAA Ethics complaint form

You must complete this form when making a complaint alleging a breach of the MEAA Journalist Code of Ethics.

Remember - the Code only applies to MEAA members. MEAA's National Ethics Committee cannot investigate complaints that do not involve MEAA members who are bound by the Code.

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Last update: December 12, 2018
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How MEAA's Journalist Code of Ethics complaints process works

A step-by-step guide explaining how the process works as set out in MEAA's rules registered with Fair Work Australia.

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Last update: December 10, 2018
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MEAA Journalist Code of Ethics poster

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Last update: March 19, 2018
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FAQs - MEAA Journalist Code of Ethics

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Last update: July 29, 2016
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How To Make A Complaint Of A MEAA Code of Ethics Breach

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Last update: July 14, 2016
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MEAA Journalist Code Of Ethics

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Last update: November 14, 2018