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Media Freedom

Monday, May 9, 2016
SYDNEY (MEAA/ Pacific Media Watch): The Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) has released its annual 2016 Media Freedom Report titled: Criminalising the Truth, Suppressing the Right to...
Saturday, May 7, 2016
OPINION: By Rev Benny Giay   LAST MONDAY, Indonesian police arrested more than 1600 people in Jayapura, Papua. They were rallying in support of a coalition of groups representing West...
Saturday, May 7, 2016
JAYAPURA (Tabloid Jubi/Pacific Media Watch): Journalists were banned from covering the arrest of protesters supporting the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) and who were the...
Saturday, May 7, 2016
PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Student protesters at the national university in Papua New Guinea demonstrating against the government, claiming it is eroding democracy,...
Friday, May 6, 2016
Bambang Muryanto YOGYAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia’s National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) will investigate alleged human rights...
Friday, May 6, 2016
PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/Papua New Guinea Today/Pacific Media Watch): The  Media  Council  of  Papua  New  Guinea  has  appealed  to  ...
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Matilda Simmons SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): As long as the Media Decree is in place, Fiji cannot say it has press freedom, says opposition National Federation Party leader Professor...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
TJ Aumua AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Celebrated annually on May 3, this year's World Press Freedom Day celebrated the theme of "Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms: This Is...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Pacific Islands News Association president Moses Stevens' 2016 Media Freedom Fay address. PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/ Pacific Media Watch): As we celebrate another World Press Freedom...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Red Batario: BACKGROUNDER: After a brutal fortnight for journalists in the Philippines last year, in which three broadcasters were shot dead, the International News Safety Institute spoke to veteran...
Sunday, May 1, 2016
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report//Pacific Media Watch): Mainstream New Zealand news media have been heavily criticised for “misrepresentations, sensationalism and exclusions” at the first...
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Paul Cleary SYDNEY (The Australian/Pacific Media Watch): Timor-Leste Prime Minister Rui de Araujo has lashed out at Western critics, saying their nations had “acquiesced” to the 24 years...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
PORT VILA (Pacific Islands News Association/Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): The Pacific Islands News Association says it is disturbed by what it sees as government harassment and...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Nasik Swami SUVA (The Fiji Times/ Pacific Media Watch): The issue of freedom of speech and how it is defined in Fiji's context has been central to many debates locally and internationally....
Saturday, April 23, 2016
BRUSSELS (International Federation of Journalists/European Federation of Journalists): Legislators must take concrete steps against unfair contractual clauses in their laws. This is the message put...