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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
YANGON (Asia Times Online / Pacific Media Watch): Reforms in Myanmar are "dangling by a thread" because of the continual jailing and harassment of journalists, says a media researcher....
Friday, August 15, 2014
PAPE'ETE (Radio New Zealand International / Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): French Polynesian President Gaston Flosse has lodged defamation complaints against Fabrice Lhomme and Gerard...
Monday, August 11, 2014
PORT MORESBY (Pacific Media Watch / PNG Loop): A Port Moresby broadcast journalist has been arrested and charged with "broadcasting misleading information". The 30-year-old Western...
Thursday, August 7, 2014
JAKARTA (Rian News Service / Khabar South East Asia / Pacific Media Watch): The Press Council of Indonesia has entered into a three-year written agreement with a government agency in which it...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
PARIS (Pacific Media Watch / Wikileaks / Reporters Without Borders): WikiLeaks has revealed the existence of a blanket gagging order applying to all citizens and news media throughout Australia...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders has warned that a proposed amendment to national security laws designed to clamp down on Edward Snowden-style...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): People's Democratic Party leader Felix Anthony has called for media freedom in Fiji ahead of the elections in September. Anthony told The Fiji...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Shannon Gillies DILI (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): The government of Timor-Leste has held a national debate about a controversial new media law that will require journalists to be...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
SUVA (Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): A University of the South Pacific student whose government scholarship was abruptly terminated two weeks ago after he helped an opposition candidate...
Monday, June 9, 2014
AUCKLAND (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch / Fiji Village / Bloomberg /The Independent / The Guardian): Government agencies in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji are putting their citizens under...
Friday, June 6, 2014
JAKARTA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch / Jakarta Post): Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, one of the Indonesian presidential candidates, says if he wins the presidential...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
SUVA (Fiji Times / Radio Australia / Wansolwara / Pacific Media Watch): A Fijian opposition politician has been threatened with rape for campaigning for a seat in Parliament. Roshika Deo of Be...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
PORT MORESBY (Pacific Media Watch / PNG Post-Courier / PNG Loop): The media in PNG have been banned from an important inquiry into parliament spending. The story made the front pages of local...
Monday, June 2, 2014
David Robie: OPINION: JOURNALISTS and civil society critical of the flawed Fiji mediascape in the lead-up to the first post-coup general election in September should also be up in arms over the...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International): Senior journalist Anish Chand has reportedly been sacked from his position at Fiji Television after the Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed...