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Thursday, July 28, 2011
SUVA (Radio New Zealand International/Pacific Islands Report/Pacific Media Watch) – Fiji’s interim regime is denying claims that it is suppressing information about the deaths of of two...
Monday, July 25, 2011
NEW YORK (Human Rights Watch/Pacific Media Watch): The Philippine government's failure to investigate and prosecute extrajudicial killings fuels further military abuses, Human Rights Watch said...
Friday, July 22, 2011
WELLINGTON (Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): Former Fiji army colonel Ratu Tevita Mara says he has told New Zealand foreign affairs officials there is a need for new sanctions against...
Thursday, July 21, 2011
RAROTONGA (Pacific Freedom Forum/Pacific Media Watch): Pacific journalists following the global coverage over the News Corporation phone-hacking scandal are putting pressures on newsroom practice...
Thursday, July 21, 2011
AUCKLAND (Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): Former Fijian army colonel Tevita Mara says he would go back to Fiji if he could, but believes he would be detained and tortured. Colonel...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
AUCKLAND (Coalition for Democracy in Fiji/Pacific Media Watch): The New Zealand based Coalition for Democracy in Fiji has filed a criminal complaint with the police against former Lieutenant-...
Monday, July 18, 2011
David Robie: A toxic brand. And each day the poison spreads. Michael Wolff, author of the The Man Who Owns the News: Inside the Secret World of Rupert Murdoch, a biography, had some riveting insights...
Thursday, July 14, 2011
LONDON (The Guardian/Pacific Media Watch): Rupert Murdoch capitulated to the British Parliament and abandoned News Corporation's £8bn bid for BSkyB, as he faced the prospect of appearing...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders deplores the "laughable" fine of 15,000 vatu (120 euros) that a Vanuatu court in Port Vila imposed on...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
APIA (PasiMA/Pacific Media Watch): The chairman of Pasifika Media Association (PasiMA) has protested to Vanuatu Prime Minister Sato Kilman over the Vanuatu prosecutor's Office over its "...
Monday, July 11, 2011
LONDON (24/7/Agencies/Pacific Media Watch): The Press Complaints Commission has “failed”, “lacks public confidence” and needs to be replaced as soon as possible, the British...
Saturday, July 9, 2011
As Rupert Murdoch's News of the World closes following a phone hacking scandal, Al Jazeera's Inside Report raises the ethical issues in the tabloid media. It also asks what it means for...
Friday, July 8, 2011
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins with the Pacific Freedom Forum in expressing disappointment that a...
Friday, July 8, 2011
Roy Greenslade: OPINION: Soon after Rupert Murdoch acquired the News of the World, in 1969, he sacked its editor, Stafford Somerfield, and joked afterwards: “He was too nasty, even for me....
Friday, July 8, 2011
In an astonishing response to a scandal engulfing his media empire, Rupert Murdoch shut down the News of the World on Thursday, Britain's biggest selling Sunday newspaper.