A blokey culture that rewards ‘mates over merit’, tolerates sexual harassment and abuse, pays lip service to work-family balance, and perpetuates the gender pay gap has been exposed by a landmark survey of women in the Australian media.
The media reforms introduced by the Turnbull Government are too much about fighting old analog wars and will do nothing to promote greater diversity of voices in the Australian media landscape. In many cases they may actually lead to a greater concentration of ownership.
MEAA CEO Paul Murphy said: “While it’s true existing laws have become increasingly ineffective in the face ...
A strong comeback by the MEAA Actors team denied the AWG Writers team victory in a hard-fought but fun-spirited match in perfect cricketing conditions at the Peanut Farm Reserve on Sunday, writes Warwick Holt.
Two proud MEAA members won Oscars at the 88th annual Academy Awards, in a record night for Australian film Mad Max: Fury Road.