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Media Freedom

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Mata Lauano REGION: (Pacific Scoop/ Pacific Media Watch):Now that the Samoan government has passed the Media Council legislation, what does it mean for the media in Samoa, where freedom of the...
Thursday, August 20, 2015
SYDNEY (Nine News/AAP/Pacific Media Watch): The widow of Australian journalist Greg Shackleton says it is a disgrace that a retired general implicated in the murder of the Balibo Five has been...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Jane Joshua PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/ Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu's Prime Minister Sato Kilman has officially met with media practitioners at the office...
Monday, August 10, 2015
Ina Parlina and Arya Dipa JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo says he supports the Indonesian government’s proposal to reinstate...
Monday, July 27, 2015
SUVA (Fiji Sun/Pacific Media Watch): An alumnus of the University of the South Pacific has received a top award at the recent 24th Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) conference...
Friday, July 24, 2015
Evening Report editorial by Selwyn Manning The plaintiffs in New Zealand's Hager v Attorney-General case argue that journalists and their sources should be able to rely on the privilege of...
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Professor Biman Prasad SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: Wednesday's (July 15, 2015) editorial comment by Fiji Sun managing editor (news) Jyoti Pratibha titled "So what...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Atasa Moceituba SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Citizens Constitutional Forum says amendments made to the Media Decree will not bring about any significant change to the...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Radio New Zealand International/Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu's Opposition says Prime Minister Sato Kilman should focus on political reform as initiated by the...
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Glenda Shing PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu Prime Minister Sato Kilman is looking at introducing a law to regulate media. The head of the government reportedly said...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
David Robie  OPINION: The Melanesian Spearhead Group leaders’ summit in Honiara this week must go down as the most shameful since the organisation was founded two decades ago.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Martin Bradbury, editor of The Daily Blog AUCKLAND (Waatea News.com/Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: It's remarkable. When journalists leave Māori Television, the mainstream New Zealand media...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
AUCKLAND (Māori Television/Pacific Media Watch): A Māori Television crew will be flown back from Israel after their Swedish-flagged aid ship, Marianne of Gothenburg, was detained by the Israeli...
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Amelie David AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Thirty years on, the Rainbow Warrior bombing in New Zealand is still a sensitive topic in France. For some French people who know about it, it is a...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Dylan Amirio JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi has revealed that her ministry had approved eight applications for foreign journalist...