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Friday, December 4, 2015 - 21:02
HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: UPDATES ON BURMA - COME ALONG TO HEAR OUR SPEAKERS: Stanley Saw Burmese migrant in NZ since 1977. He works in administration at Auckland University. He is an observer and...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 14:40
This symposium will consider various models of comparative journalism and examine Western values of media freedom and democracy. A special edition of PJR will be published.
Monday, May 23, 2016
Jocelyn Gecker BANGKOK: (Japan Times/ Pacific Media Watch): In the early evening of May 22, 2014, all TV screens in Thailand turned blue and up flashed an army emblem. That was the first sign of...
Saturday, February 6, 2016
AUCKLAND (Te Karere News/Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand is now officially part of the world’s largest ever free trade deal. Local officials joined ministers from 11 other countries to...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Godwin Ligo PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): Port Vila-based Ambrym chief Worwor Issac says he has observed and listened to many Vanuatu political campaigners over the past week...
Saturday, December 12, 2015
AUCKLAND (Asia-Pacific Human Rights Coalition/Pacific Media Watch): Three Auckland-based refugee advocates have given a hopeful view of improved human rights in Burma following Aung San Suu Kyi...
Saturday, August 1, 2015
NUKU'ALOFA (Pacific Institute of Public Policy/Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: Why do reformers get into power in a number of Pacific states, and then find it difficult to implement the reforms...
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Vijay Narayan SUVA (FijiVillage.com/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji opposition’s motion to review or repeal the Media Industry Development Decree 2010 has been defeated in Parliament. The...
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Carolyn Skelton COMMENTARY: AUCKLAND (Evening Report NZ/Pacific Media Watch): A strong public service media is needed for democracy to thrive – such media is becoming an endangered species...
Saturday, March 21, 2015
SUVA (Fijileaks/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji Trade Unions Congress has accused the Fiji government of "misleading" the United Nations Human Rights Council over the legitimacy of the...
Monday, November 10, 2014
SUVA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's opposition Sodelpa party says it is still investigating allegations that ballot boxes were tampered with and broken into...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Last month’s Fiji general election was historic because it brought about the first Parliament that has gathered in Fiji in eight years. But also because it set a new record for women...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Humans face extinction within 40 years as a result of abrupt climate change unless we put an immediate stop to the trappings of civilisation as we know it –...
Friday, October 17, 2014
Dr Steven Ratuva ANALYSIS: One of the most reassuring sights in recent years was the group photo of parliamentarians in front of Fiji’s new Parliament building, standing shoulder to shoulder,...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
JAYAPURA (West Papua Media / Pacific Media Watch / Tabloid Jubi): The Indonesian government has banned West Papuan activist groups from holding a rally in West Papua to demand that French...