Facebook move reinforces need for a News Media Bargaining Code

February 18, 2021 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom #pressfreedom Campaigns Featured News

Facebook’s ham-fisted handling of its news sharing ban in Australia – which initially blocked crucial community information and health and government information sites – has revealed the real dangers of an organisation that abuses its dominant position and thumbs its nose at rules and regulations.

MEAA supports democracy in Myanmar

February 11, 2021

This statement has been issued by MEAA’s Media section to coincide with a global union day of action to protest the February 1 coup in Myanmar:

New project launched to enhance online safety of women in the media

February 11, 2021 #MEAAMedia #womeninmedia Health and safety News

MEAA has partnered with Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) and Australian Community Managers (ACM) to launch a pioneering Enhancing Online Safety of Women in the Media project.

Assange extradition decision a huge relief; US must now end prosecution

January 4, 2021 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom

MEAA, the union for Australian journalists, welcomes today’s decision by a British judge to prevent the extradition to the United States of our member Julian Assange and calls on the US government to now drop his prosecution.

My MEAA story: Ruth Hazleton

December 15, 2020 #MEAAMusic News
Ruth Hazleton is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has been a driving force in the creation and growth of Musicians Australia.