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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Wendy Bacon ANALYSIS: We need to recognise that the fact that major media organisations send in a collective submission does not mean they can be relied upon to actively protect their watchdog role....
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Jared Savage AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald / Pacific Media Watch): Former New Zealand All Black rugby player and justice campaigner Joe Karam has been awarded NZ$535,000 in a defamation case against...
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Protesters have taken to the streets and the gates of Indonesian embassies in West Papua, Australia and New Zealand as part of a global day of action to free West Papuan prisoners. At least five...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Radio Australia / Radio NZ International / Free West Papua Campaign): Protesters have taken to the streets and the gates of Indonesian embassies in West Papua,...
Sunday, February 23, 2014
PORT MORESBY (PNGFacts.com/NBC//Pacific Media Watch): The National Court in Waigani has awarded more than 400,000 kina (NZ$190,000) in damages, in Papua New Guinea's first  defamation case...
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Drafthouse Films have announced their award-winning controversial, shocking and surreal film The Act Of Killing about the Indonesian anti-communist massacres in the 1965-66 purge - screened at the...
Friday, August 9, 2013
SUVA (FijiVillage.com / Pacific Media Watch): The Citizens Constitutional Forum has been convicted and fined $20,000 while chief executive officer Reverend Akuila Yabaki has been convicted and...
Friday, April 5, 2013
SYDNEY (MEEA / Pacific Media Watch): The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) is calling for a uniform national approach to shield laws for journalists. The call comes amid an unprecedented...
Monday, March 18, 2013
DILI (ETLJB / LUSA / Pacific Media Watch): Two Timorese journalists found not guilty but fined $150 last Thursday under Timor-Leste’s “slanderous denunciation” (defamation) law...
Friday, March 15, 2013
DILI (Jornal Independente / Pacific Media Watch): The Dili District Court has decided not to jail two journalists, Raimundo Oki from Jornal Independente and Oscar Salsinha from Suara Timor Lorosa...
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Scott Waide PORT MORESBY (Pacific Scoop / EMTV / Pacific Media Watch): After decades of maintaining a relatively neutral stance, the Papua New Guinea government will finally make a strong...
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Graham Davis OPINION: The jailing of the former prime minister, Laisenia Qarase, for corruption is a personal tragedy for the man who once held the highest elected office in the land.
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Viyay Narayan SUVA (FijiVillage / Pacific Media Watch): Former Fiji Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase has been sentenced to one year imprisonment and is now locked up in the Korovou Correctional Centre.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
David Robie REVIEW: The 1988 Ouvéa massacre triggered a series of events that led to the Matignon Accord to open the door to self-government and self-detemination in New Caledonia and hope for...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
JAYAPURA (Asia-Pacific Solidarity Net / Tabloid Jubi /Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian police have warned several journalists working in Serui, Yapen district in Papua, including a journalist from...