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Media Freedom

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:15
The annual UNESCO World Press Freedom Day lecture series launched in New Zealand in 2013 will continue this year.
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 14:22
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 - 13:51
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 - 15:40
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 - 10:57
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, November 1, 2014
PARIS (Reporters sans Frontières / Pacific Media Watch): French journalists Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat have returned to France after being detained for 11 weeks in the Indonesian...
Friday, October 31, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is calling for the creation of the position of special adviser to the UN secretary-general on the safety of...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
GENEVA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Media Industry Development Authority has accused Al Jazeera and Radio New Zealand of racism in their reporting of last...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
APIA (Talamua / Radio New Zealand / Pacific Media Watch): The Prime Minister of Samoa has slammed some of his country's media outlets, likening them to the worst British tabloids, just as...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Nick Xenophon COMMENTARY: Last Tuesday would have been New Zealand journalist Gary Cunningham's 67th birthday. But, tragically, Gary was killed in cold blood 39 years ago by the Indonesian...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
RANGOON (Democratic Voice of Burma / Radio Australia / BBC / The Irrawaddy / Pacific Media Watch): An experienced Burmese journalist, Aung Kyaw Naing, also known as Par Gyi, has been shot dead by a...
Saturday, October 25, 2014
JAYAPURA (France 24 / Agence France-Presse / Pacific Media Watch): Two French journalists were sentenced to two and a half months in prison yesterday for illegally reporting in Indonesia's...
Friday, October 24, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Islands Media Association / Pacific Media Watch): The move by Television New Zealand to outsource production of its Māori and Pacific programmes is catastrophic for the...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Banjir Ambarita JAKARTA (Jakarta Globe / Pacific Media Watch): Two French journalists arrested in Papua for operating without journalism visas should serve four months in jail and face a cursory $...