Turkey’s crackdown on free expression

September 23, 2016 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom MediaRoom News Releases

MEAA has written to the Turkish ambassador about the country’s media crackdown as the case involving Ayse Celik begins. 

Spotlight on Cathy Gross

September 20, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Proud MEAA member Cathy Gross is a boom operator at Home and Away. She chats to MEAA about what her profession involves, explains the “levels of sock” and one of the best working days of her career.

ACCC decision a blow for WA

September 16, 2016 #MEAAMedia Featured MediaRoom News Releases

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, is disappointed at the decision of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to allow the sale of News Corp Australia’s Sunday Times and PerthNow to Kerry Stokes’ Seven West Media (SWM), owner of The West Australian.

As MEAA’s WA Media section outlined in its submission ...

Freelance photographers win back their place on the track

September 15, 2016 #Freelance #MEAAMedia Featured News

Independent freelance racing photographers can continue photographing race meetings.

MEAA members unite to address gender inequality

September 12, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia

Victoria is closer to having its first ever gender equality strategy thanks to the valuable input of many MEAA members at last week’s gender equality forum, delivered in partnership with the Victorian Government.