MEAA condemns AFP’s secret pursuit of journalist’s sources

April 14, 2016 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured MediaRoom News Releases

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and professional association for Australia’s journalists, is appalled that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) has secretly sought to identify a journalist’s confidential sources by trawling through a journalist’s metadata.

MEAA concerned for welfare of 60 Minutes crew

April 13, 2016 #MEAAMedia Featured News

MEAA shares concerns for the welfare of the 60 Minutes crew currently imprisoned in Lebanon.

Members support jailed Spanish puppeteers

April 8, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity

Last week, MEAA crew and Equity members attended a solidarity action in support of two puppeteers Raúl García Pérez and Alfonso Lázaro, who were arrested in Spain after performing their satirical show and jailed for five days for allegedly ‘glorifying terrorism’.

Spotlight on Simon Duggan

April 8, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Director of photography Simon Duggan has worked on a number of big budget films including I Robot and The Great Gatsby, he chats to MEAA about the collaborative nature of his job and what being a MEAA member means to him.

Lauren Jackson retires from stellar career in basketball

April 4, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAASport
Lauren Jackson is a true legend of the game. She has had a great career and has been a fantastic role model and representative for basketball. I look forward to Lauren continuing her work with the Australian Basketballers’ Association as women’s basketball president, advocating for better pay and conditions for our players. – Jacob Holmes


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