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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 3, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Myanmar’s military government has only recently relaxed its tight control, with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi poised to run for office...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
JAYAPURA (Jakarta Globe / Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian immigration officials have extended the detention period for two arrested French journalists accused of violating the terms of their...
Friday, August 29, 2014
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists / Pacific Media Watch): The Sydney-based Asia-Pacific office of the International Federation of Journalists has launched a global petition protesting...
Friday, August 29, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): A baffling ballot paper with 249 numbers and no names or party logos, the government using public funds to campaign for the Fiji First party, and a...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
YANGON (Asia Times Online / Pacific Media Watch): Reforms in Myanmar are "dangling by a thread" because of the continual jailing and harassment of journalists, says a media researcher....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post / Pacific Media Watch): NGOs and journalists have petitioned the Indonesian government to declare a national day dedicated to no violence against journalists.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
SYDNEY (Pacific Media Watch / Radio NZ International): An Australian academic says that observer missions to Fiji's elections are not going to be able to carry out their work properly because...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Michael Bachelard in Jakarta and the PMC newsdesk in Auckland JAKARTA (The Sydney Morning Herald / Pacific Media Watch): The detention of two French journalists in the Indonesian region of West Papua...
Friday, August 15, 2014
PAPE'ETE (Radio New Zealand International / Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): French Polynesian President Gaston Flosse has lodged defamation complaints against Fabrice Lhomme and Gerard...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
JAYAPURA (Radio NZ International / France 24 / Pacific Media Watch): A West Papuan teacher who met with the two French journalists arrested last week has himself been arrested - without a warrant.