Asia Pacific Media Educator


Since the amalgamation of the Australian Journalists Association (AJA) with the actors', entertainers' and artists' unions to form the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in 1992, the professional concerns of journalists have arguably lost their focus to some extent. To date, there have been no indications of the views of journalists in general on the professional association concept. This article presents preliminary findings on a survey of Australian journalists' opinions on selected professional issues.