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ACCC must listen to community concerns about Nine’s takeover of Fairfax

More than 1100 people have made submissions through MEAA to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission expressing concerns about the proposed takeover of Fairfax Media by Nine Entertainment Co ...
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News Corp staff shown little respect in latest job cut announcement

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MEAA condemns the announcement from News Corporation via a statement to the Fairfax-owned Australian Financial Review that at least 30 editorial positions will be made redundant. The positions will be a mixture of voluntary and forced redundancies. Journalists at leading metro mastheads as well as production staff will lose their ...
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MEAA submission to the ACCC formal review of the Nine-Fairfax merger

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MEAA’s submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's formal review of Nine Entertainment Co's proposed takeover of Fairfax Media ...
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East Timor bugging prosecution is an attack on press freedom

Today’s prosecution of ‘Witness K’ and Bernard Collaery has dangerous implications for press freedom in Australia and the ability of whistleblowers and journalists to work together to expose wrongdoing and uphold the public’s right to know ...
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Australian Community Managers partners with MEAA

Australian Community Managers (ACM), the country’s largest network for Australian community management professionals announces its formal partnership with MEAA ...
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Nine-Fairfax deal needs greater scrutiny by ACCC

The takeover of Fairfax Media by Nine should undergo a far more detailed examination by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission than that currently proposed, says the union for media workers ...
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WIN abandons its Tasmanian audience

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WIN TV’s announcement that it will pull the plug on locally-produced news bulletins in Tasmania and axe weekend bulletins will deplete the coverage of state issues and local journalism, says the union representing Australian media workers ...
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Australia’s entertainment industry unites to prevent discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and bullying

Today, the leading organisations representing the Australian entertainment industry have released industry codes to prevent workplace discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and bullying ...
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