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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...
Saturday, May 30, 2015
NEW YORK (Reporters Sans Frontières/Pacific Media Watch): Speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council in New York, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) secretary-general Christophe Deloire...
Friday, May 29, 2015
TAIPEI, Taiwan (Marshall Islands Journal/ Marianas Variety/ Radio Australia/ Pacific Media Watch): Nineteen years after her death from cancer, Marshall Islander Darlene Keju is being honored in...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
JAKARTA (ANTARA News/ The Jakarta Post/ Pacific Media Watch): Foreign journalists who wish to cover Papua should abide by the laws of Indonesia, says Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and...
Monday, May 25, 2015
Kendall Hutt: BACKGROUNDER: Media freedom is about the right of the people to be informed, not just about media freedoms of journalists and news organisations. By Kendall Hutt.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Author David Robie and Little Island Press are soon releasing the fifth edition of the Eyes of Fire book, marking the 30th anniversary of the sinking...
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Vijay Narayan SUVA (FijiVillage.com/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji opposition’s motion to review or repeal the Media Industry Development Decree 2010 has been defeated in Parliament. The...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
LONDON (Amnesty International/Pacific Media Watch): Dozens of individuals have been arbitrarily arrested and tortured or otherwise ill-treated by Timor-Leste security forces as part of security...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Today/NBC/PNG Loop/Pacific Media Watch): Seven protesters were arrested and detained for staging a “mini gathering” during the arrival of Indonesian President Joko...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
JAKARTA (Jakarta Globe/Pacific Media Watch): President Joko Widodo has declared Indonesia’s easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua as open to foreign journalists, as part of what he...
Monday, May 11, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Centre Niusblog/Pacific Media Watch): Two streams of journalism and television students and staff have this week embarked on a major story-telling project marking the 30th...