The majority shareholders of AAP Newswire must be upfront with workers and subscribers about whether they had an agenda to shut the service down in order to inflict damage on their media competitors.
The decision to close the AAP Newswire business in June and its Pagemasters sub-editing operation in August is a gross abandonment of responsibility by its shareholders – Australia’s major media outlets.
The ABC’s decision today to end the appeal process against the warrant used to raid its offices demonstrates that the system is broken. MEAA says the only way to fix it is to change the law to protect public interest journalism and whistleblowers.
MEAA Media federal president Marcus Strom said: “That warrant targeted journalists who had published the truth. The warrant ...
The Morrison Government must stand up for Australian kids and local audiences and reject a renewed push by free to air television networks to scrap local and children’s content requirements.