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Censorship

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...
Friday, June 22, 2012
AUCKLAND (Kiribati Independent / Pacific Media Watch): The Kiribati Independent newspaper has been closed indefinitely from today, the publishers and staff announced. The Auckland-based Kiribati...
Monday, June 18, 2012
Alex Perrottet ANALYSIS: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): In the aftermath to the lifting of the Public Emergency Regulations (PER) in Fiji in January, media organisations have been peering out from...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
SUVA (Fiji Village / Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Acting Prime Minister, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, is expected to comment today on statements and reports about the conditions allegedly set out...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
WELLINGTON (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): The publisher and editor of the Kiribati Independent newspaper believes the government’s move to stop its publications is...
Monday, May 21, 2012
Why is the Communications Ministry in Tarawa dragging its feet over registration for the Kiribati Independent newspaper? Five months waiting for registration and lots of confused messages in the...
Friday, May 4, 2012
Leilani Momoisea AUCKLAND (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): The author of a report on Pacific Media Freedom says press freedom is very fragile in the region. Professor David...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Alex Perrottet OPINION: SUVA (Pacific Media Watch): Here in Fiji, press freedom is not taken for granted. From the time of the military coup in 2006 until only recently, there was strict censorship...