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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 19:12
WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 2017 Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies A day for West Papua media freedom Every year, May 3 is a...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
JAKARTA (Pacific Media Watch): Pacific support of West Papuan self-determination at the United Nations General Assembly has been labelled by Indonesia as “illegal”.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
By Mong Palatino JAKARTA (Global Voices/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian police in East Java are investigating a veteran journalist for comparing former President Megawati...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
By Dr Joseph M Fernandez DOHA (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A leading international human rights organisation has called on countries in the Gulf region to pay heed to their own...
Saturday, June 24, 2017
DOHA (Al Jazeera English/Pacific Media Watch): Press freedom and human rights advocates, journalists and social media users have condemned a demand by Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries to shut...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
JAKARTA (Asia Pacific Report/ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights/Pacific Media Watch): Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia have expressed concern over the sentencing of Jakarta’s...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Peni Shute SUVA (Newswire Fiji/Pacific Media Watch): Former Fiji prime minister and coup leader Sitiveni Rabuka says Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama does not understand the meaning of secularism...
Friday, September 16, 2016
SUVA (ABC Pacific Beat/Pacific Media Watch): A Fiji academic has suggested the police detention of six prominent figures in Fiji over the weekend could have been spurred by investigations into...
Friday, July 29, 2016
By DAVID ROBIE SURPRISING that a conference involving some of the brightest minds in journalism education from around the world should be ignored by New Zealand’s local media. Some 220...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
David Robie MANILA (Pacific Media Watch): Strained relations between the President-elect of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, and much of the news media before he even takes office pose challenging...
Monday, June 27, 2016
Kalafi Moala NUKU'ALOFA (Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: A brother has made a terrible mistake. He has, however, taken responsibility for it and has apologised. Those of us who are offended need...
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Dana Wensley OPINION: There are as many ways to control the media as there are styles of government. The continuing ban on TVNZ reporter Barbara Dreaver by the Fiji government is part of an ongoing...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Claire Trevett of the New Zealand Herald AUCKLAND (The New Zealand Herald/ Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister John Key says he will raise the Fiji government's ongoing ban on some New...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
WELLINGTON (Radio NZ International/Dateline Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): One of the few dissident voices in the Fiji news media, Professor Wadan Narsey, has ended his campaign of political dissent...
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Chauncey DeVega PARIS (Salon / Pacific Media Watch) COMMENT: In a still developing situation, the city of Paris, France, has been under attack by terrorists armed with guns and explosives. At...