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Censorship

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...
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Dr Wadan Narsey OPINION: Fiji's illegal President has now signed the unlawful Fiji National Provident Fund Transition Decree which trashes lawful contracts between the FNPF and pensioners, takes...
Monday, November 21, 2011
Mary Rauto SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch):  The Fiji Magistrates Court in Suva will next month rule on an application by the state for a closed court hearing in a sedition case...
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Jonathan Holmes OPINION: SYDNEY (ABC / Pacific Media Watch): The stark realities of power don't change much. And a genteel power struggle is being played out at the Media Inquiry being...
Thursday, November 17, 2011
SYDNEY (Reporters Without Borders / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders is concerned about proposals made at the first session of the Inquiry into Media and Media Regulation on November...