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Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 18:21
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, June 10, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Fiji Times): Fiji's NGO Coalition on Human Rights (NGOCHR) says the short-lived termination of a student's scholarship could have a chilling effect on youth...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
SUVA (Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): A University of the South Pacific student whose government scholarship was abruptly terminated two weeks ago after he helped an opposition candidate...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
SUVA (Fiji Times / Radio Australia / Wansolwara / Pacific Media Watch): A Fijian opposition politician has been threatened with rape for campaigning for a seat in Parliament. Roshika Deo of Be...
Monday, June 2, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio Pasifik / Fiji Times / Wansolwara): University of the South Pacific student Tamanirarama Jone Seruiraduvatu has been told to pay back every cent of a scholarship...
Friday, May 30, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Australian Broadcasting Corporation): The Pacific Media Centre's director, Professor David Robie, has called for more emphasis on critical development journalism...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International / Fiji Village): The Fijian government has again been criticised from all corners - for "political persecution", alleged abuse...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / New Zealand Herald):  A major New Zealand television station has been barred by a High Court judge from broadcasting a trial of member of Parliament John Banks...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International): Senior journalist Anish Chand has reportedly been sacked from his position at Fiji Television after the Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): A media commentator and author has warned that press freedom in New Zealand is under threat from the mainstream media's drive for profit which is threatening the...
Saturday, April 26, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The Fijian military is taking up too much of the national budget and ordinary citizens are losing out on vital health and social welfare benefits as a result, an...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio Australia): University of the South Pacific journalism academic Pat Craddock says a military decree is "stifling debate" in Fiji. Craddock spoke to...
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...