MEAA guidelines for reporting hate speech and extremism

December 16, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA is concerned at the rise of hate speech in Australia.

Shelf company – top journalism books

December 13, 2019 #MEAAMedia Featured News

Read all about it! Sit down with a good book.

Almost every journalist reckons they have a book in them. Some get around to writing them. Some probably shouldn’t. Here are a few books by or about journalists and journalism. Most are not recent or runaway best sellers so they could be hard to find.

The list is not definitive. It is ...

Journalists cannot and will not reveal their sources

December 12, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

A current defamation claim in the Federal Court is seeking to compel two senior investigative journalists to reveal their confidential sources.

Health and safety alert: Working in hazardous air quality conditions

December 10, 2019 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #WithMEAA Health and safety

Due to bush fires, the air quality index is rated hazardous in all but three regions in NSW. In parts of Sydney, air pollution is more than five times the amount considered hazardous.

Axing of Arts Department a fresh blow for struggling sector

December 6, 2019 #freethearts #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News

The Morrison Government’s decision to axe the Department of the Arts sets a new low in its treatment of the arts sector.

MEAA says the decision, which was made without any outside consultation, sends a message to the entire arts sector that is not valued by this government, despite contributing many billions of dollars to the economy and employing tens of ...