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Friday, April 12, 2019
AUCKLAND (RNZ/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Media commentator Gavin Ellis has condemned the state of media freedom in Fiji in the wake of the arrests and detention of three Newsroom...
Friday, April 5, 2019
CHRISTCHURCH (RNZ News/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The man charged over the Christchurch mosque shootings last month appeared in the High Court in Christchurch today, accused of...
Saturday, March 30, 2019
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the trumped-up charges that were brought this week against Maria Ressa, executive editor of the...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
SPECIAL REPORT: Matthew Ricketson and Alexandra Wake profile an important Australian court case where a journalist has successfully sued a major media outlet, The Age of Melbourne, for damages over...
Saturday, February 16, 2019
DILI (Timor-Leste Press Union/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The Timor-Leste Press Union has protested in front of the Philippine Embassy in the capital Dili in solidarity with indicted...
Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Iris Gonzales MANILA (New Internationalist/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The Philippine press has seen many dark days but Maria Ressa’s arrest this week is among the worst...
Thursday, February 14, 2019
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The Paris-based global media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned yesterday’s arrest of...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
APIA (RNZ Pacific/Samoa Observer/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Samoan anti-government blogger Malele Paulo has been arrested, reports RNZ Pacific. Malele, who uses the pseudonym...
Sunday, February 10, 2019
By Dieqy Hasbi Widhana JAKARTA (Tirto.id/Asia Pacific Report/Indo-Left/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia’s National Press Day (HPN), which falls on February 9 – yesterday, is a reminder...
Monday, August 27, 2018
By Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu APIA (Samoa Observer/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Rudy Bartley, president of the Journalist Association of Samoa (JAWS), has supported the...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
MANILA (International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines/Pacific Media Watch): A retired 80-year-old law professor, Gill Boehringer, was detained on arrival at Manila yesterday and told...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
By Maxine Jacobs of Asia Pacific Report AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Nauru’s controversial ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from attending the main...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
By Bob Howarth  DILI, Timor-Leste (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The Dili Dialogue Forum, sponsored by UNESCO and organised by the Timor-Leste Press Council, will be held again...
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, June 18, 2018
INTERVIEW: Sylvia C. Frain: The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the...