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Media Freedom

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...
Friday, June 17, 2016
Victor Mambor JAYAPURA (Tabloid Jubi/Pacific Media Watch): Jayapura Police Deputy Chief Police Commissioner Arnold Tata warned two Jubi journalists, Benny Mawel and Zely Ariane, to make early...
Friday, June 17, 2016
AUCKLAND (Radio Waatea/The Daily Blog/Pacific Media Watch): Radio Waatea and The Daily Blog's Fifth Estate focuses on "recent heated tensions across the Pacific". In studio, Otara-...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Dominic Pink AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Centre): The vibrant city of Hong Kong, once regarded as a haven for free speech, is experiencing a steady erosion of press freedom.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Nethy Dharma Somba JAYAPURA (Jakarta Post/ Pacific Media Watch): Journalists have been intimidated and threatened while covering the rerun local election in the Mamberamo Raya regency in Papua.
Monday, June 13, 2016
AUCKLAND (PEN NZ/Pacific Media Watch): PEN NZ condemns the continuing ban by the Fiji government of Television New Zealand Pacific Affairs correspondent Barbara Dreaver
Friday, June 10, 2016
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled by a police attack on a woman journalist during a student demonstration that was dispersed...
Friday, June 10, 2016
SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Student journalists at the University of the South Pacific have condemned the Papua New Guinea police for the “highly reckless” open...
Friday, June 10, 2016
Nasik Swami SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has labelled the New Zealand media as "generally hostile".
Thursday, June 9, 2016
PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Watch): The Media Council of Papua New Guinea has condemned a police assault on a woman journalist during yesterday's confrontation between...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Claire Trevett of the New Zealand Herald AUCKLAND (The New Zealand Herald/ Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister John Key says he will raise the Fiji government's ongoing ban on some New...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
MANILA (The Philippine Star/ Pacific Media Watch): President-elect Rodrigo Duterte says he will no longer grant media interviews until the end of his term to avoid criticism and incorrect media...
Monday, June 6, 2016
DARWIN (Australian Lawyers for Human Rights/ Pacific Media Watch): One of Australia’s leading human rights organisations has spoken out in support of the retention of a mural in Darwin’...
Sunday, June 5, 2016
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ Pacific Media Watch): The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) is most deeply disturbed by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that...