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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...
Friday, December 19, 2014
TARAWA (Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): An attempt in Kiribati to stop government control of public media has failed. Opposition MP from Tabiteuea South, Tebuai Uaai, had been...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
UPDATED LINKS: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Asylum seekers in the Pacific, media freedom issues, post-elections Fiji, climate change, the climate of impunity in the Philippines and investigative...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Armandina Moniz DILI (Notisias Online/Pacific Media Watch): Timor-Leste's Court of Appeal has once again delivered a judgment declaring the controversial Media Act unconstitutional.  
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Sans Frontières/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders is today publishing its round-up of abuses against journalists in 2014. According to RWB’s tally, 66...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
AUCKLAND (AUT University/Pacific Media Centre/Pacific Media Watch): The Pacific Media Centre's Pacific Media Watch freedom project has won an award in recognition of its work as a "critic...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Sheila Coronel: ANALYSIS: Investigative journalists are the bearers of a proud tradition. Like priests, they perform the culturally sanctioned rituals of exposure and shaming.
Monday, December 8, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): The reporting on Papua New Guinea issues is said to have gone downhill in the year since the Australian Associated Press closed its PNG bureau...
Friday, December 5, 2014
David Robie OPINION: INTERESTING that the Indonesian news agency Antara should send one of its most senior journalists all the way from Jakarta to cover last week’s Pacific Journalism Review...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Mark Pearson ANALYSIS: Australia has embarked upon a shift towards a “state of secrecy”.It is also sending mixed messages to the Pacific region on free expression, transparency and good...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The editor of the independent West Papua Media news service monitoring the two Indonesian-ruled provinces has called for more vigilance and better training for...