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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, August 20, 2014
YANGON (Asia Times Online / Pacific Media Watch): Reforms in Myanmar are "dangling by a thread" because of the continual jailing and harassment of journalists, says a media researcher....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post / Pacific Media Watch): NGOs and journalists have petitioned the Indonesian government to declare a national day dedicated to no violence against journalists.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
SYDNEY (Pacific Media Watch / Radio NZ International): An Australian academic says that observer missions to Fiji's elections are not going to be able to carry out their work properly because...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Michael Bachelard in Jakarta and the PMC newsdesk in Auckland JAKARTA (The Sydney Morning Herald / Pacific Media Watch): The detention of two French journalists in the Indonesian region of West Papua...
Friday, August 15, 2014
PAPE'ETE (Radio New Zealand International / Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): French Polynesian President Gaston Flosse has lodged defamation complaints against Fabrice Lhomme and Gerard...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
JAYAPURA (Radio NZ International / France 24 / Pacific Media Watch): A West Papuan teacher who met with the two French journalists arrested last week has himself been arrested - without a warrant.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists / Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined Pacific Media Watch in raising concern over the arrest and...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
BRUSSELS (International Federation of Journalists / Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the arrest and subsequent charging of two French...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Sans Frontières / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders deplores the detention of French journalists Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat in the Indonesian region...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Struan Purdie AUCKLAND (Asia-Pacific Journalism / Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia’s “relaxed” policy towards foreign journalists trying to visit West Papua is misleading, says one...