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Saturday, September 20, 2014
Dawn Gibson SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) chairman Ashwin Raj has criticised some reporting of alleged discrepancies in Fiji’s...
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.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
CAIRO (Pacific Media Watch / The Guardian): One of the four al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt for covering uprisings has been released from prison after 306 days. The Guardian's Patrick...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Dawn Gibson SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Journalists in Fiji have been commended by National Federation Party (NFP) leader Professor Biman Prasad at the party's committee...
Friday, May 9, 2014
SYDNEY (Pacific Media Watch / New Matilda): Journalists on six Australian newspapers have gone on strike over plans by newspaper bosses to slash another 70 editorial and photographic jobs. About...
Saturday, May 3, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The author of a new book on Pacific media and politics has hit out at copycat cybercrime laws designed to curb freedom of expression on social media and independent...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Perth (MEAA / Pacific Media Watch / Sydney Morning Herald): The Australian government is coming under increased pressure to enact uniform shield laws across the country to protect journalists and...
Friday, November 1, 2013
Anna Majavu AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): A retired Court of Appeal judge has slammed New Zealand’s banks as “the robber barons of our day” for failing to pay their taxes and...
Thursday, October 3, 2013
JAKARTA (Jakarta Globe / AFP / Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian journalist Stefanus Teguh Edi Pramono of Tempo Media Group has been awarded this year’s Agence France-Presse (AFP) Kate Webb...
Sunday, September 8, 2013
COMMENTARY: How the Pacific microstates are facing up to climate change. John Vidal of The Observer reviews the Pacific Islands Forum in the Marshall Islands.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Stephen Olsen SYDNEY (Pacific Media Watch): Al Anstey, managing director of Al Jazeera English, proclaimed at the recent Walkley Foundation’s Storyology summit in Sydney that “there...
Monday, August 12, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The editor of the Samoa Observer says media in the country need to “do what they’re supposed to do - and that is to be watchdogs of the government, not...
Thursday, August 8, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Ecologist / Pacific Media Watch): One of the most powerful images of the 20th century was the mushroom cloud of nuclear explosions, especially in the Pacific, reports the latest...
Thursday, August 1, 2013
YANGON (The Myanmar Times / Pacific Media Watch): Until recently, the Journal of Human Rights and Democracy would have been an unlikely addition to Myanmar’s publishing scene. However, its...
Friday, July 26, 2013
Commentary by Sky Marsen SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Media Centre): Participants had a genuine interest in improving the state of the environment in the Pacific and the lives of the...