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Statement: Journalism is not a crime

11 July 2020

The Melbourne Press Club calls on Malaysia to immediately cease its criminal investigation into five Australian journalists over their fair and balanced reporting for Al Jazeera

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MPC begins strategic review; establishes diversity sub-committee

01 July 2020

The Board of the Melbourne Press Club (MPC) today moved to establish a Diversity Sub-Committee as part of the organisation’s effort to lead the journalism sector into more action on cultural and gender diversity.

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Nick McKenzie named MPC President

25 June 2020

The Melbourne Press Club has elected award-winning investigative reporter Nick McKenzie as its new President.

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Statement from CEO Cathy Bryson

09 June 2020

Challenges for Australian journalism have become a constant

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Life member receives Queen's birthday honour

09 June 2020

The Melbourne Press Club congratulates life member Mike Smith on being awarded an OAM

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Statement: The MPC grieves for more losses in print media with the announcement of cuts at News Corp

28 May 2020

The news of more job losses in our sector with News Corp Australasia's announcement today breaks our heart.

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Statement: MPC applauds ruling out of charges against Annika Smethurst

27 May 2020

The Melbourne Press Club applauds the ruling out of charges against journalist Annika Smethurst by the Australian Federal Police.

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Statement: Lamenting the loss of 20 editorial jobs at online news site 10 Daily

20 May 2020

Less than a week after we noted the closure of the Australian BuzzFeed newsroom, we are disappointed that 20 editorial jobs will be lost on Friday this week at the online news site, 10 Daily.

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Statement: We recognise the contribution of young journalists at BuzzFeed

15 May 2020

The Melbourne Press Club joins with the media sector in support for journalism in the digital realm and opportunities for young journalists and expresses our disappointment at the closing of the Australian BuzzFeed newsroom.

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Understanding COVID-19 data

15 May 2020

Video: Coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic has centred around statistics, but how do journalists make sense of the enormous amounts of data released by health authorities?

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Events

The Edit with Lisa Millar

25 June 2020

A webinar for students and early-career journalists with the ABC News Breakfast host

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Back in the Game: Covering Footy During COVID-19

04 June 2020

Watch the webinar recorded on the eve of football's return

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What are your rights if you are raided?

22 April 2020

Watch our webinar with ABC journalist John Lyons and senior media lawyer Peter Bartlett

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MPC live events on hold

15 March 2020

MPC face-to-face events have been suspended until further notice due to current Coronavirus restrictions, however we are currently running webinar events

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