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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): The Vanuatu Daily Post group, including Buzz FM 96 and related media brands, have appointed Dan McGarry as their new media director. McGarry...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
MADANG (PNG Post-Courier/Pacific Media Watch): A peaceful protest in Madang turned nasty yesterday, leaving one boy dead, scores wounded and business houses destroyed by looters and "...
Friday, May 15, 2015
KUALA LUMPUR (Third World Network/Pacific Media Watch): Senior parliamentarians from five countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement have signed an open letter urging their...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
MELBOURNE (The Age/Pacific Media Watch): Education Minister Christopher Pyne has flagged that the Abbott government will axe funding for The Conversation news and analysis website in next week'...
Friday, May 1, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Out goes the tired old image of the Pacific as a “honeymoon destination”. In comes a new perception for New Zealand industries of smaller islands in the...
Friday, April 10, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Pacific Media Centre members today welcomed a delegation from the Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF), led by chief executive Laulu Mac Leauanae...
Monday, April 6, 2015
SUVA (Radio Australia/Pacnews/The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch):  News magazine Island Business has been bought by a consortium comprising leading Fiji journalists and communications...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND: (Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu Daily Post publisher Marc Neil-Jones is on the hunt for a "gung ho" young journalist to work as a media manager with his news group...
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Thousands of New Zealanders turned out in protests across the country today against a Pacific-wide free trade deal claimed to be “selling out” the people’s future. Protesters...
Sunday, February 15, 2015
PORT MORESBY (EM TV Business/Pacific Media Watch): The purchase and sales agreement has been signed between Fiji Television Limited and Telikom PNG Limited for Media Niugini Limited (MNL), making...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Sheila Coronel: ANALYSIS: Investigative journalists are the bearers of a proud tradition. Like priests, they perform the culturally sanctioned rituals of exposure and shaming.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
SUVA (Fiji Broadcasting Corporation/Pacific Media Watch): Air Terminal Services won the President's Award during the Fiji Business Excellence Awards in Nadi last night. But it was Fiji...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
PORT MORESBY (PNG Blogs / Pacific Media Watch): A controversial new free, state owned newspaper has been criticised by a Papua New Guinea blogger as a "propaganda mouthpiece" that has...
Monday, March 31, 2014
How ironic. For two days this week, veteran Pacific affairs correspondent Sean Dorney from Australia Network was contributing hugely to an inaugural regional business media summit organised by the...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Sean Dorney: BACKGROUNDER: A major problem in the Pacific is illegal fishing. About $1.7 billion is lost through illegal and unregulated fishing activity in the Pacific.