MEAA has written to Attorney-General George Brandis as well as Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus, Greens Senator Scott Ludlum, Independent Senator Nick Xenophon and Clive Palmer MP about its concerns with the National Security Legislation Amendments Bill and the effect it will have on journalism.
Lacking confidence? You're probably a woman...
Tuesday, 01 July 2014
MEAA is pleased to announce the third Women in Media networking event in NSW on July 30 featuring a panel of successful and thought-provoking journalists speaking on The Confidence Trick.
Australian journalists’ delegation presents global #FreeAJstaff campaign letter to Egyptian consulate
Monday, 30 June 2014
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) the professional association and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, has delivered a letter to Egypt’s consulate in Sydney urging the release of the Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Cairo, including Australian reporter Peter Greste. A delegation of senior Australian journalists presented the global campaign letter. Also presented were petitions with more than 150,000 thousand signatures.
Peter Greste and colleagues – the fight for justice continues
Thursday, 26 June 2014
MEAA has been involved in campaigning for the release of the Al Jazeera journalists since December last year and we thank the many MEAA members who have participated in the campaign so far. Now Peter and the other journalists imprisoned for their journalism need our help more than ever.