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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...
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...
Thursday, May 24, 2018
By Talebula Kate SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji government is being urged to use existing processes they have set up through the Media Industry Development Authority of Fiji...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
By Geraldine Panapasa, editor-in-chief of Wansolwara SUVA (Wansolwara News/Fiji Times/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): “Relief!” That was the word from Fiji Times Ltd...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
SUVA (The Fiji Times/Fijivillage/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The High Court in Suva has found the Fiji Times Ltd, its three senior executives and a letter writer not guilty of...
Friday, May 18, 2018
By Talebula Kate SUVA (The Fiji Times/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The three assessors in The Fiji Times sedition trial tonight returned a unanimous not guilty opinion on all counts...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): The publisher of The Fiji Times has no involvement or input in the content of its publications, editor-in-chief Fred Wesley has told the High Court in the...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
SUVA (Mailife/Pacific Media Watch): The High Court in Suva has ruled against the no-case-to-answer application filed by the defence counsels in The Fiji Times sedition trial.  
Friday, March 16, 2018
SYDNEY (Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance/Pacific Media Watch): The union for Australian journalists will today deliver to a hearing of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Scott Waide LAE, Papua New Guinea (My Land, My Country blog/Pacific Media Watch): Morobe Governor Ginson Saonu has apologised for an assault on a Lae-based Post-Courier journalist one month...
Monday, January 8, 2018
Editorial by Gatoa'itele Savea Sano Malifa APIA (Samoa Observer/Pacific Media Watch): Let’s face it. For every beginning there is an end. And for every end there is a reward to be...
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...
Friday, June 2, 2017
By Bob Howarth in a special report for Pacific Media Watch DILI (Pacific Media Watch): A Dili District Court judge has acquitted two Timor-Leste journalists on a charge of criminal defamation on...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
SYDNEY (Asia Pacific Report/International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliates Media, Entertainment and Arts...
Monday, March 20, 2017
By Nethy Dharma Somba JAYAPURA (Jakarta Post/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia’s Tembagapura Immigration Office has banned two French journalists, Jean Frank Pierre, 45,...