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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...
Friday, April 24, 2015
TARAWA (Kiribati Independent/Pacific Media Watch): Radio Kiribati’s editor, Aneta Moote, has been sacked apparently over a controversial story that has embarrassed the government, reports the...
Monday, April 20, 2015
David Robie ANALYSIS: While the Multinational Observer Group’s final report on the first post-coup Fiji general election since 2006 last week found the poll “credible” - as expected...
Monday, April 20, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Much more needs to be done by Pacific government policy makers, especially in Kiribati, to improve collaboration with the media on climate change, says an editor...
Friday, April 17, 2015
Alastair Thompson COMMENTARY: Last week was a bad week for New Zealand media. And for much more than just the announced "review" of Campbell Live.
Friday, April 17, 2015
MELBOURNE (Radio Australia/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Elections Office has responded positively to the recommendations made by the Multinational Observer Group which monitored last year's...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Vijay Narayan SUVA (FijiVillage.com/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji local media displayed both instances of neutrality and partiality during the final weeks of the general election campaign last...
Monday, April 13, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Loop/Pacific Media Watch): Punishing social media use could remove an essential check and balance on abuse of power in Papua New Guinea, warns the Pacific Freedom Forum. “...
Friday, April 10, 2015
David Robie CAFE PACIFIC: PACIFIC MEDIA WATCH’S Alistar Kata has just filed an interesting report about the virtual “shut out” of no-mining critics in Bougainville in the lead-up to...
Monday, April 6, 2015
Siteri Sauvakacolo SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): The Fijian Media Association had initiated ideas to nurture senior and experienced journalists such as Losana McGowan, who died...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Bob Dietz NEW YORK (Committee to Protect Journalists/ Pacific Media Watch): One of the least covered armed conflicts in the world is the long-simmering struggle between Indonesia's military...