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Media Councils

Monday, November 24, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji media watchdog has changed its racism allegations put to the United Nations Human Rights Council. The chairman of the Media...
Sunday, November 2, 2014
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand / Pacific Media Watch): Radio New Zealand has rejected claims its reporting of the Fiji general election in September was racist, unbalanced, and inaccurate. The...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
GENEVA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Media Industry Development Authority has accused Al Jazeera and Radio New Zealand of racism in their reporting of last...
Friday, August 8, 2014
Titi Gabi PORT MORESBY (PNG Loop / Pacific Media Watch): Editors and news directors of newsrooms in media organisations in Papua New Guinea have agreed to act as the collective group for the media...
Friday, April 11, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): A media non-government organisation in Fiji says there needs to be more clarity about the role of institutions like the Media...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): The president of the Pacific Islands Media Association says he is not concerned that the media authority in Fiji may be...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
SYDNEY (Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): The ABC's Pacific correspondent, Sean Dorney, has been criticised by both the Fiji Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) and the Pacific...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Kalafi Moala NUKU'ALOFA (Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): Media stakeholders and members of the regional media organisation PINA found out at their summit in Noumea, New Caledonia, last...
Friday, January 10, 2014
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand / Pacific Media Watch): The director of Fiji's Media Industry Development Authority says he is comfortable that news outlets in the country are producing "...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Mark Pearson: DILI (Journlaw.com / Pacific Media Watch): An historic congress of Timor-Leste journalists held in Dili recently voted for their first code of ethics and a seven-member press council.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): A former Polynesian Panther and now Pacific Islands Media Associations (PIMA) interim chairperson says it is time for Māori and Pacific Islanders to start working...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Ana Sovaraki SUVA (Fiji Sun / Pacific Media Watch): The Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) in Fiji will not allow any foreign media entities to hold local training sessions without first...
Monday, September 30, 2013
Daniel Drageset: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The newly appointed director of the Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) in Fiji Matai Akauola is critical of how New Zealand and Australian...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
APIA (Pacific Media Watch): The 22-year-old Journalists Association of Samoa (JAWS) has officially been deregistered in the latest move in Samoa's media regulation controversy. A public...
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...