Category Archives: MEAA code of ethics
Judgement is vital for human and social flourishing
Recently, I attended an event sponsored by Accountability Round Table about evaluation of programs proposed by our democratic parliaments for Australian citizens. The speaker was Peter Baume, retired federal minister, who served in the Senate from 1974-1991. In his speech he made … Continue reading
When should our elected governments break political conventions?
Australia still follows Westminster in allowing key principles of democratic accountability to operate according to convention. This article in the Conversation by Richard Mulgan, Emeritus Professor, Australian National University is worth a read: if you’re interested in the political process … Continue reading
How Corruption and Conflicts of Interest Stalk the Newsroom!
This publication, “Untold Stories“, edited by Aidan White of the Ethical Journalism Network (EJN), highlights stories of corruption and conflicts of interest in media activities that influence various countries in the world. AMEP has neither the capability nor the resources … Continue reading
What “values” really drive Australian society? Media values?
If you read about AMEP on our website you’ll see we wish to change Australian media ethics, values and agendas, therefore media narratives, to encourage unity, harmony, fairness, well being and shared prosperity in Australian society, particularly for those without … Continue reading
Is this a story about talented musicians being abused by the market?
This is an interesting read from the Conversation. Our interest in media is about what makes for greater fairness, well being and shared prosperity in Australian society? If this research is true why would journalists from mainstream media not investigate … Continue reading