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Media Freedom

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...
Sunday, January 28, 2018
MANILA (Asia Pacific Report/Al Jazeera English/Pacific Media Watch): As Rappler, a popular Manila news website, battles with authorities, news media in the Philippines are feeling the chill....
Saturday, January 27, 2018
By David Robie AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Centre): Three United Nations special rapporteurs have added their voice to the global protests this week over the President Rodrigo...
Friday, January 26, 2018
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Several provisions in the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s government plans to submit...
Thursday, January 25, 2018
By Jee Y. Geronimo in Manila After the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision to revoke Rappler’s licence to operate in a blow to press freedom in the Philippines last...
Monday, January 8, 2018
By Joshua Lafoai APIA (Asia Pacific Report/Samoa Observer/Pacific Media Watch): A research paper by a National University of Samoa lecturer warns media freedom in Samoa still faces many challenges.
Saturday, January 6, 2018
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): On the eve of the third anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) deplores the fact that dozens of...
Friday, January 5, 2018
SINGAPORE (Middle East Eye/Pacific Media Watch): Singaporean authorities have banned a film festival this week from screening a documentary that features a Palestinian teen arrested last month...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
APIA (RNZI Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): Samoa's Parliament has unanimously voted to restore a criminal libel law that had been repealed four years ago. The Justice Minister, Fa'aolesa...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
SYDNEY (Media Alliance/Pacific Media Watch): Two journalists from Timor-Leste will benefit from the Balibo Five-Roger East Fellowship in 2018, an initiative of the Media, Entertainment and Arts...