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Media Law

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Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): Samoa's Parliament has unanimously voted to restore a criminal libel law that had been repealed four years ago.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,...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Vijay Narayan and Semi Turaga SUVA (Fijivillage.com/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji’s Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Lee Burney has informed the High Court in...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By Tokasa Rainima SUVA (FBC News/Fiji Times/Asia Pacific Report Pacific Media Watch): Fiji Times publisher Hank Arts’ bail variation application has been dismissed by the Suva High Court...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
SYDNEY: (International Federation of Journalists / Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Media Association blong Vanuatu (MAV), in...
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Matilda Simmons SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Two prominent Fiji lawyers and members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights had a go at each other...
Monday, November 14, 2016
YANGON (Reuters/Amnesty International/Asia News Network): Human rights monitors have raised concerns over Myanmar’s media laws as two chief reporters were accused of government defamation,...
Thursday, October 27, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Broadcasting Corporation/Fiji TV/Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) stated the recent issues surrounding its Wasea Bhasha ...
Thursday, September 1, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Village/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji Times Limited staff who are facing court charges of inciting communal antagonism, have had their bail extended after appearing in court yesterday.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
SUVA (FBC News /Fiji Times/ Pacific Media Watch): Senior staff from The Fiji Times group appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court this week on charges of inciting "communal antagonism" in...