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Saturday, December 12, 2015
PORT MORESBY: (PNG Today/Pacific Media Watch): The Media Council of Papua New Guinea has expressed grave concerns at plans by the government to set up a Media Appeals Tribunal. Communications...
Friday, October 23, 2015
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders condemns Nauru’s decision to impose a media embargo amid growing controversy about alleged human rights abuses...
Monday, September 28, 2015
WELLINGTON (Evening Report/Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand's High Court in Wellington will today hear an application for judicial review of Trade Minister Tim Groser’s blanket refusal...
Friday, July 17, 2015
David Robie, Del Abcede RESEARCH: This article examines the law, challenges since the constitutional ruling, and demands for repealing the law and replacing it with a so-called ‘Magna Carta...
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Glenda Shing PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu Prime Minister Sato Kilman is looking at introducing a law to regulate media. The head of the government reportedly said...
Friday, July 3, 2015
AUCKLAND (Scoop Media/Pacific Media Watch): The rule of law is seriously under threat in Nauru and the Nauruan government’s recent actions need to be highlighted, the New Zealand Law Society...
Friday, June 5, 2015
Nick Grant AUCKLAND (The National Business Review/ Radio New Zealand): Mihingarangi Forbes, host of Māori Television’s current affairs show Native Affairs, has quit her job, reportedly due...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Journalism Review/Pacific Media Watch): Pacific Journalism Review has celebrated 20 years of publishing with a new book this week on political reportage in the Asia-Pacific region...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
YAREN (The Fiji Times/Radio New Zealand International/Pacific Media Watch): An Australian human rights advocate says the Nauru government's Facebook ban is the latest step in a very regressive...
Thursday, April 30, 2015
AUCKLAND (Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): The editor of the Kiribati Independent newspaper says the sacking of Radio Kiribati's editor because of her reporting of the death penalty...
Monday, April 27, 2015
Samuel Stevens SYDNEY (The Independent/Pacific Media Watch): Australian public broadcaster Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has dismissed sports reporter Scott McIntyre after he made "...
Friday, April 24, 2015
TARAWA (Kiribati Independent/Pacific Media Watch): Radio Kiribati’s editor, Aneta Moote, has been sacked apparently over a controversial story that has embarrassed the government, reports the...
Monday, April 13, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Loop/Pacific Media Watch): Punishing social media use could remove an essential check and balance on abuse of power in Papua New Guinea, warns the Pacific Freedom Forum. “...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Leonnie Wayang PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier/Pacific Media Watch):  The controversial erotic film Fifty Shades of Grey has been refused classification by the Papua New Guinea Censorship...
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Professor Wadan Narsey SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: Every military coup in Fiji has removed the Parliament through which people's elected representatives could publicly...