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Media Freedom

Saturday, March 18, 2017
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Predators of press freedom have seized on the notion of “fake news” to muzzle the media on the pretext of fighting false...
Friday, March 17, 2017
By Bruce Hill MELBOURNE (ABC Pacific Beat/Pacific Media Watch): Tongan Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva is defending his call for the national Tomgan Broadcasting Commission to be closed down or sold...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Kelly Vacala SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/Fijian Media Association/FBC News/Pacific Media Watch): The safety of media personnel has come under the spotlight again after an attack on a Fiji...
Monday, March 13, 2017
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Award-winning  Auckland University of Technology graduate journalist Kendall Hutt has been appointed contributing editor for the Pacific Media Watch freedom...
Saturday, March 11, 2017
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): On World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released a report denouncing the readiness with which leading internet...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Asia-Pacific affiliates today demanded meaningful action against the...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Vijay Narayan and Semi Turaga SUVA (Fijivillage.com/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji’s Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Lee Burney has informed the High Court in...
Monday, February 27, 2017
MANILA (Rappler/Pacific Media Watch): Critics and supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte clashed along the iconic highway EDSA as the Philippines marked the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People...
Saturday, February 25, 2017
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have urged UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take steps...
Sunday, February 19, 2017
JAKARTA (Pantau Foundation/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A new award has been created for courage in journalism honouring West Papuan editor Oktovianus Pogau who died last year. The...
Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Tara Nissl JAKARTA (Engage Media/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Eight journalists from eight Indonesian media outlets traveled to West Papua earlier this month to investigate media...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): On World Radio Day, celebrated on Monday, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) paid tribute to radio’s contribution to the fight for media...
Monday, February 13, 2017
By Florence Peschke MANILA (International Press Institute/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Seven months into the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, press freedom remains under...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) is...
Sunday, February 5, 2017
AUCKLAND (Māori Television/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Media were still not permitted to film on Te Tii Marae premises in Waitangi, reports Māori Television.