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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...
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Matilda Simmons SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Two prominent Fiji lawyers and members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights had a go at each other...
Saturday, December 3, 2016
BRUSSELS (European Federation of Journalists / Pacific Media Watch): The Representative on Freedom of the Media of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Dunja Mijatović,...
Sunday, November 27, 2016
AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald / Pacific Media Watch): Thirty-three of New Zealand's most senior editors have urged the Commerce Commission to rethink its plan to reject the proposed NZME-Fairfax...
Monday, November 14, 2016
YANGON (Reuters/Amnesty International/Asia News Network): Human rights monitors have raised concerns over Myanmar’s media laws as two chief reporters were accused of government defamation,...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Village/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji TV have apologised to other public broadcaster, Fiji Boradcasting Corporation today. This comes after FBC chief-executive, Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, made a...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
BANGKOK (The Committee to Protect Journalists/Pacific Media Watch):The Committee to Protect Journalists' (CPJ) senior Southeast Asia representative, Shawn Crispin, said that if the Myanmar...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
JAKARTA (DW Akademie/Pacific Media Watch): Experts from Southeast Asian nations have identified key challenges facing media in their region. They propose three concrete areas of action for civil...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Freedom of information is fundamental to a community's ability to demonstrate free and informed consent in a decision-making process, particularly when...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji Times has released a statement defending itself against comments that were made by a Fijian politician who told members of the public not to read the...
Friday, July 29, 2016
By DAVID ROBIE SURPRISING that a conference involving some of the brightest minds in journalism education from around the world should be ignored by New Zealand’s local media. Some 220...