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Media Freedom

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 18:12
WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 2017 Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies A day for West Papua media freedom Every year, May 3 is a...
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, July 21, 2017
SYDNEY (MEAA/Pacific Media Watch): Australia's Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance has voiced several concerns surrounding the government's recent and alleged encroaches on press freedom...
Monday, July 17, 2017
BACKGROUNDER: On the first anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey by the Reporters Sans Frontières team. The trial of 19 journalists and other employees of the republican daily newspaper...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/Loop PNG/Pacific Media Watch): A Papua New Guinean court has banned political blogger Martyn Namorong from publishing “defamatory remarks” about...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
ANALYSIS: By Dr Tarek Cherkaoui QATAR (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Diplomatic quarrels in the Arabian Peninsula have a long history, and small Gulf States, such as Qatar, align...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
AUCKLAND (JERAA/Pacific Media Watch): Members of the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia have spoken out against a decision by the Walkley Advisory Board to remove the "...
Monday, July 3, 2017
AUCKLAND (Radio 95bFM The Wire/Southern Cross/Pacific Media Watch): AUT Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie speaks with The Wire host Amanda Jane Robinson in the PMC's weekly...
Sunday, June 25, 2017
WELLINGTON (Radio NZ Sunday/Pacific Media Watch): Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web is the new film by award-winning documentary maker Annie Goldson and Alex Behse. Three years in the making, and...
Sunday, June 25, 2017
SYDNEY (Australian Press Council/Pacific Media Watch): The vice-chairs of the Australian Press Council have expressed their "deep regret" at the decision made by Professor David Weisbrot...
Saturday, June 24, 2017
DOHA (Al Jazeera English/Pacific Media Watch): Press freedom and human rights advocates, journalists and social media users have condemned a demand by Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries to shut...