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Media Freedom

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:15
The annual UNESCO World Press Freedom Day lecture series launched in New Zealand in 2013 will continue this year.
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 14:22
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
Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 13:51
Professor Mark Pearson: The May 3 UNESCO World Press Freedom Day 2013 lecture at AUT University's new Sir Paul Reeves communications precinct hosted by the Pacific Media Centre with support from...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 15:40
This symposium will consider various models of comparative journalism and examine Western values of media freedom and democracy. A special edition of PJR will be published.
Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 10:57
SEMINAR/VIDEO Is the Pacific media freedom issue as serious as it is presented or is it driven by donor agendas? Or, on the other hand, is it worse than generally perceived around the region and can...
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Serafina Silaitoga SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch):  A petition campaign to review the 2010 Fiji Media Industry Development Decree, introduced four years after a military coup, will...
Sunday, January 25, 2015
WELLINGTON (RNZ Mediawatch/Pacific Media Watch):  Reaction to the jihadist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo earlier this month has been featured today on Radio New Zealand...
Saturday, January 24, 2015
AUCKLAND (Radio NZ International/Dateline Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): Fresh calls have been made in Fiji to change the country's media laws, now that a democracy is in place. The Media...
Friday, January 23, 2015
Joel Simon: OPINION: As technology changes how news is gathered and delivered, should journalism continue to be sharply distinguished from activism and other kinds of free speech? An extract by Joel...
Friday, January 23, 2015
PARIS (International Federation of Journalists/Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): UNESCO has organised a conference on journalism after the January 7 massacre at the French satirical...
Friday, January 16, 2015
Michael Brull: COMMENT: Our defence of 'freedom of speech' appears to be qualified by whether or not we actually find the speech offensive.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
PARIS (France24/Pacific Media Watch): A defiant Charlie Hebdo has gone on sale in five languages and in more than 20 countries, splashing a cartoon purporting to be Muhammad on its front cover a...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
PARIS (France24/Agence France-Presse/Pacific Media Watch): Notorious French comedian Dieudonné is to stand trial for being an "apologist for terrorism" after writing a Facebook...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji parliamentary Opposition has called for an end to the eight-year-long “devastating siege” of the nation’s news media and for the media decree...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Tevita Vuibau SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Media Industry Development Authority will pay special attention to freedom of expression and ethics this year, a stand revealed...