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Media Freedom

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Village/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji TV have apologised to the public broadcaster, Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, today. This comes after FBC chief executive, Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, made a...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
BANGKOK (The Committee to Protect Journalists/Pacific Media Watch):The Committee to Protect Journalists' (CPJ) senior Southeast Asia representative, Shawn Crispin, said that if the Myanmar...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
JAKARTA (DW Akademie/Pacific Media Watch): Experts from Southeast Asian nations have identified key challenges facing media in their region. They propose three concrete areas of action for civil...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Freedom of information is fundamental to a community's ability to demonstrate free and informed consent in a decision-making process, particularly when...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji Times has released a statement defending itself against comments that were made by a Fijian politician who told members of the public not to read the...
Friday, July 29, 2016
By DAVID ROBIE SURPRISING that a conference involving some of the brightest minds in journalism education from around the world should be ignored by New Zealand’s local media. Some 220...
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Nadia Marai PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Media staff have been threatened and harassed by supporters of Western Province Governor Ati Wobiro, provincial administrator...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
RAROTONGA (Pacific Freedom Forum/Pacific Media Watch): A media advocacy group in the Pacific region says the ban on foreign media during the recent election in Nauru was not mentioned by any...
Friday, July 22, 2016
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch/Fijileaks): The investigative blog Fijileaks, which specialises in revelations about the Bainimarama post-coup regime and post-2014 election government and corruption...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
AUCKLAND (Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): The president of Papua New Guinea's media council says there is a need for the country's media ethics codes to be revised. Alex...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
David Robie MANILA (Pacific Media Watch): Strained relations between the President-elect of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, and much of the news media before he even takes office pose challenging...
Friday, June 24, 2016
Amando Doronila CANBERRA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: Let there be no mistake about this. Since his proclamation by Congress as President-elect,  Rodrigo Duterte...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
MAKASSAR, Indonesia (Global Voices/Pacific Media Watch): Two digital journalists based in Makassar, in the region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, have been attacked while attending an event held by...
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Dana Wensley OPINION: There are as many ways to control the media as there are styles of government. The continuing ban on TVNZ reporter Barbara Dreaver by the Fiji government is part of an ongoing...
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Karen Abplanalp: RESEARCH: Indonesia has restricted access for journalists seeking to visit West Papua for more than 50 years. On May 10, 2015, shortly after this thesis was submitted, Indonesia...