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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, September 17, 2014
AUCKLAND ( Radio NZ International / Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch):  The Paris-based global media freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders has condemned the media blackout in...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
PARIS (Reporters sans Frontières / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders condemns the drastic media blackout that Fiji’s government imposed for the past two days on today...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Silina Navuso SUVA (Fiji Television / Pacific Media Watch): Anyone found in breach of tomorrow’s media blackout period faces a possible fine of up to $50,000 or 10 years in prison – or...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch):  New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has been accused of allowing the secret installation of equipment that would enable spooks to tap into New Zealand's...
Monday, September 15, 2014
Mads Anneberg in Suva SUVA (Republika / Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): National and international media today challenged the Media Industry Development Authority chairman, Ashwin Raj,...
Monday, September 15, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): The 48-hour media blackout on political news before Fiji’s polling day on Wednesday has “unduly harsh” penalties and is designed...
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Avinesh Gopal SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): The main polling day for the Fiji general election is just three days away. With 591,095 registered voters, the 2014 election started two...
Saturday, September 13, 2014
The Paris-based media freedom advocacy organisation Reporters Sans Frontières and the Pacific Media Centre have condemned threats and intimidation against political reporters covering Fiji...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Sans Frontières / Pacific Media Watch): Political reporters covering Fiji’s first parliamentary election campaign since a coup d’état in 2006 are being...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
SUVA (Fiji Broadcasting Corporation / Pacific Media Watch): The Media Industry and Development Authority is appealing to all Fijians to refrain from using the media, including social media, to...