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Media Freedom

Sunday, June 25, 2017
SYDNEY (Australian Press Council/Pacific Media Watch): The vice-chairs of the Australian Press Council have expressed their "deep regret" at the decision made by Professor David Weisbrot...
Saturday, June 24, 2017
DOHA (Al Jazeera English/Pacific Media Watch): Press freedom and human rights advocates, journalists and social media users have condemned a demand by Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries to shut...
Thursday, June 22, 2017
DOHA (Al Jazeera English/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Silencing Al Jazeera was a high priority when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Yemen moved to isolate Qatar...
Friday, June 9, 2017
By Vilimaina Naqelevuki SUVA (Wansolwara/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Media access to West Papua, where more than half a million of its indigenous people have reportedly been killed...
Friday, June 2, 2017
By Bob Howarth in a special report for Pacific Media Watch DILI (Pacific Media Watch): A Dili District Court judge has acquitted two Timor-Leste journalists on a charge of criminal defamation on...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Kaniva News/Pacific Media Watch): Tongan Prime Minister ʻAkilisi Pōhiva has hit back at reports that he told a press conference that “Chinese businesses in Tonga...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Translated by Khairiah A. Rahman AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Redaksi Indonesia/Pacific Media Watch): The Facebook account of Afi Nihaya Faradisa, an Indonesian high school student from the...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
SYDNEY (Asia Pacific Report/International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliates Media, Entertainment and Arts...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
NEW YORK (Asia Pacific Report/Committee to Protect Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has strongly condemned the attack on a state television station in...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/EMTV News/Pacific Media Watch): The Media Council of Papua New Guinea today condemned the “unacceptable … harassment and violence” targeting...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Media convergence within the news and current affairs landscape over the past two decades has opened opportunities for competing newspapers, television stations and online publishers to form...
Monday, May 15, 2017
By Litia Cava SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Social Democratic Liberal Party leader and former military coup maker Sitiveni Rabuka says the rioting and assault on...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
By Kendall Hutt AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A lifelong campaigner for a free and independent West Papua has issued a stark warning to New Zealand politicians as he visits...
Monday, May 8, 2017
By David Robie JAKARTA (Cafe Pacific/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian hospitality was given a rave notice last week for hosting World Press Freedom Day 2017, but it was also...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Pacific Media Watch editor Kendall Hutt AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand's Commerce Commission has denied a move which would have seen two of the country'...