The past year has been tough for press freedom, and has seen the jobs of many journalists around the world become more dangerous.
Join us at midday on Wednesday 12 May to hear from Australian reporters who have been on the front line of a disturbing increase in violence and hostility towards the media as we mark World Press Freedom Day (3 May) with a lunchtime webinar discussion of the issue, which the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance sounds the alarm on in its 2021 press freedom report.
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Moderated by Gold Walkley winning former foreign correspondent and Age deputy editor Michael Bachelard.
Panellists: Walkley Award winning correspondents Amelia Brace (Seven News) and Drew Ambrose (Al Jazeera), Quill Award winning photographer Jake Nowakowski (Herald Sun), who will be showing some of his photos, and MEAA Federal Vice President (Media) & Chair of the Dart Centre Asia Pacific Karen Percy.
This event is free for MPC members, $15 for non-members.
It will be held as a webinar on Zoom, with a link made available beforehand.
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