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Censorship

Friday, April 26, 2013
Daniel Drageset AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): In order for Pacific news media to do their job in a well-functioning democracy, they need better pay, journalism Professor Mark Pearson argues.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Michael Sergel and Finian Scott: WELLINGTON (Pacific Media Centre / Pacific Media Watch): Pacific leaders have agreed on the importance of Parliament and the media, but have disagreed on how separate...
Saturday, February 23, 2013
SUVA (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): A Pacific media advocacy group,  the Pacific Freedom Forum (PFF)  says Fiji’s news organisations have suffered a "double...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Wadan Narsey ANALYSIS: Since 2009, the Fiji military-backed regime's tight control and self-censorship has prevented the media from being a "watchdog" on government, while some media...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
PARIS (Reporters Sans Frontières / Pacific Media Watch): Threats to the media in the South Pacific should not be taken lightly in two Melanesian countries, says the Paris-based global press...
Friday, November 30, 2012
At the heart of a global crisis over news media credibility and trust is Britain’s so-called Hackgate scandal involving the widespread allegations of phone-hacking and corruption against the...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
PARIS (Reporters sans frontières / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters sans frontières (RSF - Reporters Without Borders) has launched a website called WeFightCensorship (WeFC) on which it...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
SUVA (Fiji Village / Pacific Media Watch): Acting Solicitor General Sharvada Sharma has asked the High Court to impose a $500,000 fine on Fiji Times Limited after the newspaper company was found...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Alex Perrottet COMMENTARY: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): If robust debate is lacking in the media in Fiji, there was certainly plenty of it at the Media and Democracy Symposium hosted at  the...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Vijay Narayan, Dhanjay Deo and Sarah Vamarasi SUVA (FijiVillage.com / Pacific Media Watch): Over the past few weeks, comments have been made by some individuals that the Fiji media is practising self...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
SUVA (Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): Journalists in Fiji have been told to stop censoring their own work by the woman who for years was in charge of official government censorship...
Sunday, July 15, 2012
David Robie SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (Pacific Scoop / Cafe Pacific / Pacific Media Watch): Malaysian news media have welcomed a planned repeal of the colonial-era sedition law as Asian communicators,...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Ellen Stolz SUVA (Fiji Sun / Pacific Media Watch): Cabinet has approved the Television (Amendment) Decree 2012, which aims to ensure all television licences are to uphold and comply with the...
Friday, June 22, 2012
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The editor of the Kiribati Independent has told Radio Australia that his distributors in Tarawa, Kiribati were intimidated by police questioning and he has...
Friday, June 22, 2012
Taberannang Korauaba MELBOURNE (Radio Australia Pacific Beat / Pacific Media Watch): The Kiribati Independent newspaper has announced it will stop publishing immediately, while an investigation...