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Freedom Of Expression

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...
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...