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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...
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Glenda Shing PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu Prime Minister Sato Kilman is looking at introducing a law to regulate media. The head of the government reportedly said...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
David Robie  OPINION: The Melanesian Spearhead Group leaders’ summit in Honiara this week must go down as the most shameful since the organisation was founded two decades ago.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Martin Bradbury, editor of The Daily Blog AUCKLAND (Waatea News.com/Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: It's remarkable. When journalists leave Māori Television, the mainstream New Zealand media...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
AUCKLAND (Māori Television/Pacific Media Watch): A Māori Television crew will be flown back from Israel after their Swedish-flagged aid ship, Marianne of Gothenburg, was detained by the Israeli...
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Amelie David AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Thirty years on, the Rainbow Warrior bombing in New Zealand is still a sensitive topic in France. For some French people who know about it, it is a...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Dylan Amirio JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi has revealed that her ministry had approved eight applications for foreign journalist...
Friday, June 5, 2015
Nick Grant AUCKLAND (The National Business Review/ Radio New Zealand): Mihingarangi Forbes, host of Māori Television’s current affairs show Native Affairs, has quit her job, reportedly due...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Journalism Review/Pacific Media Watch): Pacific Journalism Review has celebrated 20 years of publishing with a new book this week on political reportage in the Asia-Pacific region...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
JAKARTA (ANTARA News/Pacific Media Watch): The executive director of the national news agency Antara, Saiful Hadi, says Indonesia should penalise journalists, including those from abroad, who...
Saturday, May 30, 2015
NEW YORK (Reporters Sans Frontières/Pacific Media Watch): Speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council in New York, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) secretary-general Christophe Deloire...