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Friday, May 2, 2014
Cedric Patjole PORT MORESBY (PNGEdge / Pacific Media Watch): The publisher of the Post-Courier newspaper, South Pacific Post Ltd (SPP), and veteran journalist Todagia Kelola, have been found guilty...
Sunday, February 23, 2014
PORT MORESBY (PNGFacts.com/NBC//Pacific Media Watch): The National Court in Waigani has awarded more than 400,000 kina (NZ$190,000) in damages, in Papua New Guinea's first  defamation case...
Monday, February 3, 2014
PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier/Pacific Media Watch): Papua New Guinean political rivals Anton Yagama and Peter Yama have both been jailed for nine and six months respectively for being in contempt...
Friday, August 9, 2013
SUVA (FijiVillage.com / Pacific Media Watch): The Citizens Constitutional Forum has been convicted and fined $20,000 while chief executive officer Reverend Akuila Yabaki has been convicted and...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
WELLINGTON (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand’s Sunday Star-Times newspaper says the Fiji Times may be forced out of business after being fined F300,000 (US$170,000)...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
AUCKLAND (Cafe Pacific / Pacific Media Watch): Hard on the heels of a new decree by Fiji’s military-backed regime effectively gagging reporting about political parties no longer officially...
Monday, December 3, 2012
AUCKLAND (Media3 / Pacific Media Watch): Media3 presenter Russell Brown talks to Radio New Zealand International Pacific correspondent Megan Whelan about journalism under the Fiji regime amid a...
Saturday, December 1, 2012
David Robie: COMMENTARY: What  an irony. The first serious test case since the Fiji regime’s draconian Media Industry Development Decree was imposed in 2010 has arisen out of a New Zealand...
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Vijay Narayan and Tokasa Rainima SUVA (FijiVillage.com / Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji Attorney -General’s Office is asking for the High Court to find the Citizens Constitutional Forum (...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Devendra Narayan SUVA (Fiji Broadcasting Corporation News / Pacific Media Watch): The country’s oldest newspaper, The Fiji Times, has agreed to pay costs to the Attorney-General’s...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Mere Naleba SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): FIji Times Limited lawyer Jon Apted yesterday told presiding judge Justice William Callanchini that the newspaper company was ready to...