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Media Freedom

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 10:15
The annual UNESCO World Press Freedom Day lecture series launched in New Zealand in 2013 will continue this year.
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
Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 12:51
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 - 14:40
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 - 09:57
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...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Jaleesa Simpson and Emma Clarke PORT VILA (QUT News / Pacific Media Watch): Media workers in Vanuatu say they are upsetting the usual story of a small developing country, by getting more freedom of...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Jane Mahoney PROFILE: PORT VILA (QUT News / Pacific Media Watch): Ben Bohane’s career wrap sheet is a resumé with never a dull moment – a career memory spanning more than 20...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Shaivalini Parmar: ANALYSIS: In Fiji, one must choose between being an advocate for media freedom and a journalist. And as elections near, allegations of government intimidation and interference with...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): People's Democratic Party leader Felix Anthony has called for media freedom in Fiji ahead of the elections in September. Anthony told The Fiji...
Monday, July 21, 2014
AUCKLAND (The Guardian / Time magazine / Human Rights Watch): Global criticism of Timor-Leste's draconian new media law is growing. Last week, both Time magazine and The Guardian carried...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Anna Majavu A new mini-documentary which celebrates 20 years of Pacific Journalism Review is set to premiere at the PJR’s 20th anniversary conference and celebration in November.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Shannon Gillies DILI (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): The government of Timor-Leste has held a national debate about a controversial new media law that will require journalists to be...
Sunday, June 15, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand Sunday / Pacific Media Watch): Global investigative journalist John Pilger has described a new book on media and human rights in the Pacific as an "extraordinary...
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Special report by Shannon Gillies in Dili: Confusion reigns over a controversial media law adopted by Parliament but yet to be promulgated in the fledgling Asia-Pacific democracy of Timor-Leste.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Nasik Swami SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji Times believes in being fair and unbiased, says the newspaper's editor-in-chief and publisher Fred Wesley. Responding to...