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Media Freedom

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders is very disappointed by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s performance over freedom of information...
Sunday, October 18, 2015
David Robie COMMENT: IT was a privilege for the Pacific Media Centre to be among the 27 global stakeholders involved in a progress feedback workshop for the European Union-funded €2.5 million...
Saturday, October 17, 2015
BALIBO, Timor-Leste (The Australian/AAP/Pacific Media Watch): The people of Balibo in Timor-Leste marked Friday's 40th anniversary of the killing of Australian-based journalists by invading...
Friday, October 16, 2015
BALIBO, Timor-Leste (SBS/Australian Associated Press/Pacific Media Watch): Balibo has a grim past, but the five Australia-based newsmen who died there are remembered every day as the western Timor-...
Friday, October 9, 2015
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): The Nauru government is reportedly preparing to allow local journalists to enter the island's asylum seeker detention centre,...
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Shailendra Singh RESEARCH: This thesis examines conflict reporting in Fiji, an ethnically and politically divided Pacific island country debilitated by four socially and economically devastating...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the prosecution of British journalists Rebecca Prosser and Neil Bonner, who were arrested by the...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
AUCKLAND (Māori Television/Pacific Media Watch): While New Zealand agonises over whether or not it should change its flag, spare a thought for those who have a real problem with theirs.  In...
Monday, September 28, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Māori Television’s Native Affairs story on West Papua went to air tonight. This is the report by the first New Zealand television crew allowed into the...
Saturday, September 26, 2015
AUCKLAND (Māori Television/Pacific Media Watch): Māori Television's Native Affairs has gone inside the Jakarta-ruled Pacific region of West Papua, first New Zealand television crew to do so in...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier/ Pacific Media Watch): Northern Governor Gary Juffa has blamed the Papua New Guinea media for not being impartial in their work and "deliberate acts" to...
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): The Nauru government continues to attack the media in Australia and New Zealand over its coverage of the island nation. Recent...
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Felix Marwick OPINION: PORT MORESBY (Newstalk ZB/Pacific Media Watch): It has to be said dire warnings were issued to the Kiwi media contingent ahead of the trip to this year’s Pacific...
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Bettylyn Matakitoga SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Working in the Fijian me­dia has been an exciting journey of challenges and realisations for two overseas student journalists in...
Friday, September 11, 2015
Koro Vaka'uta and the PNG media PORT MORESBY (Radio New Zealand International/ PNG Post-Courier/ Pacific Media Watch): The Pacific Forum leaders summit has concluded without unity on climate...