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Media Freedom

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...
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