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Monday, October 13, 2014
DENPASAR, Indonesia (The Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch/Thomson Foundation/Rappler): About 90 editors, journalists, press council representatives, internet service providers and broadcast...
Monday, October 6, 2014
The Cook Islands still has no confirmed government more than two months after a general election. Allegations of fraud and bribery have sparked a poisonous political environment, as Asia-Pacific...
Sunday, September 28, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand National / Pacific Media Watch): Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie has outlined a case for the repeal of the draconian Fiji media decree in the wake of...
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Kia ora, kia orana … My name is Alistar Kata, a student journalist from New Zealand’s Auckland University of Technology...
Saturday, September 27, 2014
While last week’s Fiji general election has been heralded as an overall success by observers, the real test is likely to come with the 2018 election. Asia-Pacific Journalism's Thomas...
Monday, September 22, 2014
AUCKLAND (RNZI / Pacific Media Watch / Café Pacific / Fiji Times): Many eyes are on Fiji's former military dictator and now elected prime minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, with hopes that...
Monday, September 22, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / The New Zealand Herald): The highest number of Pasifika MPs elected in New Zealand's history were voted in at the weekend general election. The New Zealand...
Sunday, September 21, 2014
David Robie OPINION: IN THE END, it was no real surprise. For 2006 coup leader Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, who retired recently as the military strongman with the rank of rear admiral, it was a...
Sunday, September 21, 2014
SUVA (Repúblika / Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Fiji’s once military dictator is today a democratically elected Prime Minister. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama claimed...
Sunday, September 21, 2014
OPEN LETTER FROM MADS ANNEBERG: To the fantastic people of Fiji: I believe this was one of those days when memories will stay with you for a long time. A day that, despite having the...
Saturday, September 20, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Election authorities in Fiji say they say they will consider allegations of irregularities in Wednesday’s ballot but are not satisfied with...
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Dawn Gibson SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) chairman Ashwin Raj has criticised some reporting of alleged discrepancies in Fiji’s...
Friday, September 19, 2014
Fijian Media Association president Ricardo Morris today condemned the actions on social media of a radio host from Communications Fiji Limited. The host, who was not named, reportedly used...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Ricardo Morris, Mads Anneberg, Alistar Kata and Biutoka Kacimaiwai in Suva SUVA (Repúblika / Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch / Wansolwara):  While the results are provisional at this...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The early provisional results were coming in tonight from Fiji’s first general election in eight years since the military coup in 2006. In a media briefing shortly before the close of...