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Elections

Monday, February 2, 2015
Joanna Mathers AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald/Pacific Media Watch): Coverage of the Fijian elections by three New Zealand postgraduate student journalists has been awarded a top prize at the annual...
Friday, January 30, 2015
Spasifik After the Fijian military coup of December 5, 2006, the new interim Prime Minister Jona Senilagakali announced that elections would take place "hopefully in 12 months, two years...
Friday, January 30, 2015
Ariane Adam for Spasifik After the Fijian military coup of December 5, 2006, the new interim Prime Minister Jona Senilagakali announced that elections would take place "hopefully in 12 months, two...
Friday, January 30, 2015
Ariane Adam for Spasifik After the Fijian military coup of December 5, 2006, the new interim Prime Minister Jona Senilagakali announced that elections would take place "hopefully in 12 months, two...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Professor Steven Ratuva: ANALYSIS: The inherent Pacific diversity makes a mockery of the naive mainstream view that there are certain ideal types of “one size fits all” Western models of...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Kalafi Moala: ANALYSIS: 'Akilisi Pohiva’s journey from an unknown and persecuted Parliamentarian to the top of Tonga’s executive power has been long and often hazardous, yet it has...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Sheryl Ho NUKU'ALOFA (UNDP/Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): When Tonga went to the polls last month to elect new Members of Parliament, 16 women candidates representing different...
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...
Sunday, November 2, 2014
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand / Pacific Media Watch): Radio New Zealand has rejected claims its reporting of the Fiji general election in September was racist, unbalanced, and inaccurate. The...
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...