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Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 17:21
Papua New Guinea’s Tok Pisin language newspaper Wantok, founded in 1969, is one of the publishing icons of the South Pacific.Philip Cass of Unitec presents a seminar on the newspaper and the...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Toni Mackey SYDNEY (Pacific Media Watch / Sydney Morning Herald): The Australian government has been monitoring the activities of netizens and dissidents on social media and the Department of...
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...
Monday, March 17, 2014
PORT VILA (Radio New Zealand International / Vanuatu Post): Two leaders of the West Papua National Coalition for Liberation have been warned that they face assassination by the Indonesian military...
Friday, May 3, 2013
Daniel Drageset AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Many people in New Zealand and Australia have hardly heard about the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day, which takes place this Friday, May 3, all over the...
Friday, April 26, 2013
Daniel Drageset AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): In order for Pacific news media to do their job in a well-functioning democracy, they need better pay, journalism Professor Mark Pearson argues.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Daniel Drageset: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The new Papuans Behind Bars website primarily targets an international audience, according to Paul Membrasar.
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Graham Davis OPINION: Vijendra Kumar – a long-serving editor of The Fiji Times who left the country 21 years ago disillusioned with its direction – has surged back into the public eye...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Jenny Hayward-Jones OPIN ION: SYDNEY (The Interpreter / Pacific Media Watch): Commodore Frank Bainimarama once famously told an Australian journalist that he did not trust the Fiji people....
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Alex Perrottet AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sa'ilele Malielegaoi says allowing for freedom of expression is an essential component of good leadership.
Thursday, June 2, 2011
MANILA (IFEX/Pacific Media Watch): On the occasion of the 16th IFEX General Meeting in Beirut, Lebanon, 36 IFEX members, along with Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) and the National Union of...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
AUCKLAND: The formation of an alliance among some Pacific media networks is a chance for the region to ‘move forward’ in forming networks and relationships, says Pacific Islands Media...
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Edward Gay AUCKLAND: An activist who burned the New Zealand flag at an Anzac Day dawn service has had her conviction quashed by the Supreme Court. Valerie Morse was convicted of disorderly...
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Savea Sano Malifa APIA: The Samoa Observer welcomes representatives of international media organisations, members of the Pacific media networks, and all journalists who are gathering in Apia this...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Gordon Campbell in his Scoop column "On bin Laden, Petrobas and Jon Stephenson": One of the main features of New Zealand's post-Cabinet press conference yesterday was Prime Minister...