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Media Freedom

Saturday, February 24, 2018
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the Philippine government’s decision to prevent the independent news website Rappler from...
Monday, February 19, 2018
PORT MORESBY (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Papua New Guinea Media Workers’ Association (...
Sunday, February 18, 2018
NEW YORK (Committee to Protect Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Indian authorities and the National Investigative Agency (NIA) to...
Sunday, February 18, 2018
PORT MORESBY (Loop PNG/PNG Media Council/Pacific Media Watch): The Media Council of Papua New Guinea has blamed "primitive, close-minded thinking", and a general lack of understanding of...
Friday, February 16, 2018
EDITORIAL OPINION: Dan McGarry and Marc Neil-Jones of the Vanuatu Daily Post call for media associations and professionals throughout the Pacific to act to protect their freedom. PORT VILA (...
Thursday, February 15, 2018
SUVA (Islands Business/Fiji Broadcasting Corporation/Pacific Media Watch): Islands Business managing director and editor Samisoni Pareti has again been questioned by Fiji police over an online...
Thursday, February 15, 2018
By Aqela Susu SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe will next month hear submissions on the defence's objections to amended information filed...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
SUVA (RNZ/Pacific Media Watch): The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights says the limits imposed on journalists in Fiji are "highly worrying''. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein...
Monday, February 12, 2018
By Solomone Rabulu SUVA (Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji police questioned Islands Business former publisher Netani Rika, group editor-in-chief Samisoni Pareti and reporter Nanise Volau...
Sunday, February 11, 2018
SUVA (Islands Business/Pacific Media Watch): Islands Business managing director Samisoni Pareti and journalist Nanise Volau have been questioned by Fiji police over a story published online by the...
Friday, February 9, 2018
AUCKLAND (Newshub/Pacific Media Watch): Authorities in Kiribati are blocking international journalists from entering the country to report on the sinking of the passenger ferry, the MV Butiraoi,...
Thursday, February 8, 2018
PARIS (Asia Pacific Report/Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Kodao Productions, a Philippine alternative news website, is still down after being the target of a cyber-attack six days...
Sunday, February 4, 2018
By Adam Harvey of ABC News JAKARTA (ABC News/Pacific Media Watch): An Australian journalist has been expelled from the Indonesian province of Papua after her tweets angered the military....
Friday, February 2, 2018
ANALYSIS: By Dr Johan Lidberg MELBOURNE (Asia Pacific Report/The Conversation/Pacific Media Watch): Australia is a world leader in passing the most amendments to existing and new anti-terror and...
Friday, February 2, 2018
BRUSSELS (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today launched its full annual report on journalists and media staff killed...