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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...
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Nemani Delaibatiki SUVA (Fiji Sun/Pacific Media Watch): Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) chairman Ashwin Raj has been given until next Monday to retract and apologise to the Fiji Sun...
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Sara Vui'Talitu RESEARCH: This research examines media freedom in parts of the Pacific region. My belief is that it is still a daily uphill challenge because of on-going news reports of...
Saturday, February 28, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Today/Radio Australia/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has arrived in Papua New Guinea at the start of a three-country tour through the Pacific...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand/Scoop Media/Pacific Media Watch): Radio New Zealand's Mediawatch has featured independent news group Scoop Media and its campaign for crowd funding and a relaunch of...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
SUVA (Radio NZ International/Fiji Sun/Pacific Media Watch): The furore over a contested Media Industry Development Authority “ruling” against the Fiji Sun over two newspaper articles...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Tonga, which has held its first democratic elections in 2010 and again last November, has made the strongest gains of any Pacific Islands...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Satendra Nandan OPINION: The world had to fight a horrible war, drop atomic bombs, to win against such evil. The present tragic situation demands some serious thinking in our global perceptions of...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Tevita Vuibau SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch):  The Fijian Media Association has paid tribute to the 10 French Charlie Hebdo journalists and cartoonists murdered by jihadist gunmen...
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Professor Wadan Narsey SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: Every military coup in Fiji has removed the Parliament through which people's elected representatives could publicly...
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Timoci Vula SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch):  The Fijian Media Association is holding a vigil in Suva on Saturday night to remember and honour the slain journalists and cartoonists...