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Friday, April 25, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): A provision in the Fiji Electoral Decree 2014 has stirred debate among some university academics. Section 115 of the decree restricts any person or group...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Te Waha Nui): Pacific Media Centre founder Professor David Robie will have his latest book launched at the Auckland University of Technology library next week. The...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
NUKU'ALOFA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International): The leader of the opposition in Tonga, 'Akilisi Pohiva, has condemned plans to build a new royal palace and government...
Monday, April 14, 2014
SUVA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): Another opposition party in Fiji has warned that things are not free and fair in Fiji and that the democratic elections in September...
Friday, February 28, 2014
MANILA (The PCIJ Blog/Pacific Media Watch): Media organisations and netizens in the Philippines marked the 28th anniversary of the EDSA "People Power" Revolt this week with a Black...
Thursday, June 27, 2013
This edition of Pacific Journalism Review is themed on the Media and Democracy in the South Pacific symposium held in Suva in September 2012. Hosted by the University of the South Pacific, the...
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Anna Majavu: REPORT: Many speakers at an Auckland City Council advisory panel seminar say that combating racism means talking about white privilege and white supremacy.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Michael Sergel and Finian Scott: WELLINGTON (Pacific Media Centre / Pacific Media Watch): Pacific leaders have agreed on the importance of Parliament and the media, but have disagreed on how separate...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Edward Tavanavanua SUVA (Institute for Peace and Democracy / USP / Pacific Media Watch): Fiji must start thinking about the future and not the past as it moves towards democracy, according to...
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Mark Pearson: The United States has its Pulitzer Prizes. Australia has the Walkleys. And journalism education in the region has the Ossies.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
SUVA (Fiji Village / Pacific Media Watch): Acting Solicitor General Sharvada Sharma has asked the High Court to impose a $500,000 fine on Fiji Times Limited after the newspaper company was found...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Nasik Swami SUVA (Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): High Court judge William Calanchini has found Fiji Times Limited, the owner of The Fiji Times, guilty of contempt of court.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Alex Perrottet COMMENTARY: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): If robust debate is lacking in the media in Fiji, there was certainly plenty of it at the Media and Democracy Symposium hosted at  the...
Monday, September 10, 2012
Magalie Tingal of Radio Djiido SUVA (Pacific Scoop / PMC / Pacific Media Watch): In New Caledonia, the role of the media in democracy is an issue still evolving.  For more than 25 years, it has...
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Magalie Tingal OPINION: In New Caledonia, the role of the media in democracy is an issue still evolving.  For more than 25 years, it has reflected more of propaganda journalism than the role of...