Social media policies and journalists

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, reiterates its serious concern that employers are increasingly relying on vague, poorly-written social media policies to launch disciplinary proceedings against media professionals.

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MEAA announces election results

allianceThe results of the biennial MEAA election have been declared by the Australian Electoral Commission. MEAA thanks all members who voted and welcomes the members elected to represent their colleagues. View your MEAA representatives here.

Media employers’ social media policies

sm mediaMEAA is concerned about the application of the social media policies of media employers following the dismissal of an SBS employee for opinions expressed on the social media platform Twitter. These policies are becoming an industrial issue and MEAA has expressed these concerns before.

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MEAA condemns Fairfax decision to proceed with job cuts

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union for Australia’s journalists, has condemned today's announcement by Fairfax Media that it is proceeding with plans for massive cuts to editorial jobs in its Victorian regional newspapers.

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MEAA on the Macquarie-Fairfax radio merger

sm mediaThere have been comments recently regarding MEAA and the job losses among Macquarie-Fairfax employees affected by the radio merger.

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Farewell Richie

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, is saddened to learn of the passing of Richie Benaud. Richie joined the Australian Journalists Association, forerunner to MEAA Media, in 1957 at the point when he began his journalism career.

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