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Wednesday, June 5, 2019
SYDNEY (MEAA/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Two raids by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on journalists and media organisations within the last 24 hours represent a disturbing...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
PORT MORESBY (Pacific Media Watch): The Papua New Guinea Prime Minister’s call to “crack down” on social media has created immediate controversy, with politicians and journalists...
Saturday, May 11, 2019
ANALYSIS: David Robie: When Pacific countries reflect on the state of their media since World Press Freedom Day, they know the reality is much worse than the ticks they got from a global media...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
WELLINGTON (NZ Media Freedom Committee/RNZ News/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand’s major media companies have agreed to follow a strict protocol when covering the trial...
Monday, April 29, 2019
YAREN, Nauru (RNZ Pacific/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A Nauru opposition MP has been jailed on an assault charge. Jaden Dogireiy has been given a sentence of 13 months, which means...
Saturday, April 27, 2019
By Michael Andrew YAP, FSM (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Traditional chiefs are trying to expel a US journalist from the Federated States of Micronesia island of Yap. Last week the...
Saturday, April 27, 2019
PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): An opposition party leader who believes there will soon be a change in government in Papua New Guinea has warned the country’s two...
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...