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Censorship

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...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Brutal repression of journalists and civil rights in Indonesian-ruled West Papua, censorship and self-censorship in Fiji and abuses of a free press in Papua New...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Ian Katz LONDON (The Guardian / Pacific Media Watch): The principles of openness and universal access that underpinned the creation of the internet three decades ago are under greater threat than...
Monday, March 26, 2012
SUVA (Australia Network News / The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Regional news groups have converged on Fiji for this week's Pacific Media Summit. The event is being held at Pacific...
Monday, February 27, 2012
Philippa McDonald: After almost three years the censors have left Fiji's newsrooms. But has it made much of a difference - is it really making freedom of speech?
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Rachna Lal SUVA (Fiji Sun / Pacific Media Watch): The New Zealand government is blocking the national Fiji Broadcasting Corporation TV service from showing Television New Zealand news and...
Thursday, February 16, 2012
SUVA (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): The editor-in-chief of the Fiji Times, Fred Wesley, says self-censorship remains the biggest danger for Fiji’s media. He says his paper...
Thursday, January 19, 2012
PARIS (Reporters sans frontières / Pacific Media Watch): In an unprecedented move, Reporters Without Borders will shut down its English-language website for 24 hours from 8 am. EST on 18...
Sunday, December 4, 2011
ADELAIDE (Pacific Media Watch): A media academic specialising in Asia-Pacific affairs condemned New Zealand news coverage on West Papua and other Melanesian issues at a journalism education...