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Friday, March 21, 2014 - 13:22
BOOK LAUNCH: Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific By David Robie. Foreword by Kalafi Moala Publisher: Little Island Press
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 23:16
PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Three key notions of a professional free media that emerged more than two centuries ago were that the press should be 1) watchdogs on political abuse of power, 2)...
Friday, August 26, 2011 - 17:16
While the Indonesian army continues to dominate the indigenous inhabitants of West Papua, three friends gather in Melbourne to record outlawed folk songs with renowned Australian rock musicologist...
Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 11:24
The so-called Arab Spring has spawned a revolutionary wave across the Arab world - with protests and uprisings from Algeria to Saudi Arabia. Egypt, Tunisia and Libya have seen the biggest upheavals...
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 16:00
You are warmly invited to join Amnesty International and the Pacific Media Centre for the launch of a new human rights report on violence against women in the Pacific followed by a panel discussion...
Friday, July 15, 2011 - 17:53
Brother Number One, a New Zealand documentary about the torture and murder of yachtsman Kerry Hamill by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in 1978, has been launched at international film festivals in New...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Papua New Guinea is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women to live in. While a series of images by photojournalist Vlad Sokhin...
Monday, September 1, 2014
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): Journalists and human rights advocates talked to by Pacific Scoop this week believe New Zealand media “ignores” many critical...
Friday, August 29, 2014
JAYAPURA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International): A missing West Papua freedom leader has been found dead. Pacific Media Watch reported on Monday that an international call for...
Friday, August 29, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): A baffling ballot paper with 249 numbers and no names or party logos, the government using public funds to campaign for the Fiji First party, and a...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
SYDNEY (Pacific Media Watch / Islands Business / ABC / Fiji Broadcasting Corporation): Proptesters greeted Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama at an election rally he held in Sydney over the...
Monday, August 25, 2014
THE HAGUE (Radio Australia  / The Diplomat / Pacific Media Watch): A demonstration calling for the immediate release of imprisoned French journalists Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat will...
Friday, August 22, 2014
TJ Aumua PROFILE: After a busy morning speaking at a violence prevention forum and dealing with a batch of media interviews and countless handshakes, Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre coordinator...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
YANGON (Asia Times Online / Pacific Media Watch): Reforms in Myanmar are "dangling by a thread" because of the continual jailing and harassment of journalists, says a media researcher....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post / Pacific Media Watch): NGOs and journalists have petitioned the Indonesian government to declare a national day dedicated to no violence against journalists.