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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...
Friday, June 24, 2016
Amando Doronila CANBERRA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: Let there be no mistake about this. Since his proclamation by Congress as President-elect,  Rodrigo Duterte...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
MAKASSAR, Indonesia (Global Voices/Pacific Media Watch): Two digital journalists based in Makassar, in the region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, have been attacked while attending an event held by...
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Dana Wensley OPINION: There are as many ways to control the media as there are styles of government. The continuing ban on TVNZ reporter Barbara Dreaver by the Fiji government is part of an ongoing...
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Karen Abplanalp: RESEARCH: Indonesia has restricted access for journalists seeking to visit West Papua for more than 50 years. On May 10, 2015, shortly after this thesis was submitted, Indonesia...
Friday, June 17, 2016
Victor Mambor JAYAPURA (Tabloid Jubi/Pacific Media Watch): Jayapura Police Deputy Chief Police Commissioner Arnold Tata warned two Jubi journalists, Benny Mawel and Zely Ariane, to make early...
Friday, June 17, 2016
AUCKLAND (Radio Waatea/The Daily Blog/Pacific Media Watch): Radio Waatea and The Daily Blog's Fifth Estate focuses on "recent heated tensions across the Pacific". In studio, Otara-...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Dominic Pink AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Centre): The vibrant city of Hong Kong, once regarded as a haven for free speech, is experiencing a steady erosion of press freedom.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Nethy Dharma Somba JAYAPURA (Jakarta Post/ Pacific Media Watch): Journalists have been intimidated and threatened while covering the rerun local election in the Mamberamo Raya regency in Papua.
Monday, June 13, 2016
AUCKLAND (PEN NZ/Pacific Media Watch): PEN NZ condemns the continuing ban by the Fiji government of Television New Zealand Pacific Affairs correspondent Barbara Dreaver
Friday, June 10, 2016
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled by a police attack on a woman journalist during a student demonstration that was dispersed...