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Media Freedom

Thursday, August 2, 2018
MELBOURNE (ABC Pacific Beat/Pacific Media Watch)Papua New Guinea is pledging to help Bougainville strengthen its local radio services ahead of next year’s historic referendum on independence...
Thursday, August 2, 2018
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Unite union leader Mike Treen, seized and detained by Israeli security forces last weekend along with other human rights campaigners bound for...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
PARIS (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch). Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is extremely concerned about pluralism and respect for editorial independence in the new Australian media...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
By Andrea Carson MELBOURNE (Asia Pacific Report/The Conversation/Pacific Media Watch): If you value the media’s watchdog role in democracy, then the opening words in the deal enabling...
Friday, July 27, 2018
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): In a new report published this week, entitled “Online harassment of journalists: the trolls attack”, Reporters Without Borders (...
Thursday, July 26, 2018
SYDNEY (MEAA/Pacific Media Watch): Nine Network's takeover of Fairfax will be bad for Australian democracy and diversity of voices in what is already one of the most concentrated media markets...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
By Koro Vaka’uta of RNZ Pacific WELLINGTON (RNZ Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): The outgoing general manager and publisher of The Fiji Times says his job has been made difficult by the Fiji...
Monday, July 23, 2018
By Aqela Susu SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji Times Ltd general manager and publisher Hank Arts, who headed the company during the long-running Nai Lalakai sedition trial, ...
Saturday, July 21, 2018
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the killing of Philippine radio journalist Joey Llana near Legazpi City, at the southeastern tip...
Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Michelle Winowatan JAKARTA (Human Rights Watch/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch):  Dozens of Indonesian military and police personnel raided a student dormitory in...
Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Mong Palatino SYDNEY (Global Voices/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Protests have been gathering force over the Nauru government ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)...
Saturday, July 14, 2018
The New Zealand-based Pacific Media Centre has condemned the selective ban by the Nauru government in what it says is an authoritarian affront to media freedom in the region. “Clearly the...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
By David Robie PARIS (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): When Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire introduced the Paris-based global media watchdog’s Asia-Pacific press...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
PARIS (Asia Pacific Report/Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called for an independent inquiry into the death in detention of Muhammad Yusuf, a...
Friday, June 15, 2018
BRIEFING: By Geraldine Panapasa SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/Wansolwara/Pacific Media Watch): Like it or not, social media has become part and parcel of almost everyday discussions. Whether it...