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Media Ownership

Friday, July 25, 2014
Nic Maclellan MELBOURNE (Pacific Media Watch / Inside Story): We’re sitting on the grass in the village of Matangi on the island of Futuna. This is one of the more isolated communities in...
Monday, June 2, 2014
David Robie: OPINION: JOURNALISTS and civil society critical of the flawed Fiji mediascape in the lead-up to the first post-coup general election in September should also be up in arms over the...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
PAPE'ETE (Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): Les Nouvelles de Tahiti, one of French Polynesia's two daily newspapers and one of the Pacific's oldest, has closed its doors after...
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Jason Brown APIA, Samoa (Pacific Media Watch): One of the Pacific’s oldest newspapers is no more. Les Nouvelles de Tahiti, the older of two daily newspapers in French Polynesia, published...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
SYDNEY (Pacific Media Watch / The Guardian / Crikey / Mumbrella): The new owner and editor of investigative online magazine, New Matilda, has vowed to increase coverage of First Nations issues and...
Sunday, May 11, 2014
PAPE'ETE (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): A French Polynesian investment company has bought the media business Media Polynesie, which owns the territory's two daily newspapers...
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Dr Gavin Ellis RESEARCH: Let me begin by putting New Zealand domestic journalism in context. None of the 16 journalists and nine citizen journalists killed so far this year, according to Reporters...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): A New Zealand academic says the future of journalism lies in digital news media outlets which can be set up and run on a budget of less than NZ$250,000 per year....
Monday, March 17, 2014
David Robie: REVIEW: When Rachel Buchanan penned a commissioned article entitled “From the classroom to the scrap heap” for The Age last September, she railed against Australian...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
RAROTONGA (Pacific Freedom Forum / Pacific Media Watch): The Pacific Freedom Forum (PFF), a regional media rights and monitoring network, is concerned about the state of editorial independence in...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
NOUMEA (Nouvelles Calédoniennes Journalists' Association/Pacific Media Watch): Journalists from the daily newspaper Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes have accused their editorial board...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Rachel Buchanan MELBOURNE (The Drum/Pacific Media Watch): EXCERPT: Money was tight when I reluctantly took a job as a subeditor with Fairfax Editorial Services. I sat in an office in Wellington and...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Rachel Buchanan: ANALYSIS: When I took an offshored gig with Fairfax, I found myself playing an unwitting role in the rise of New Zealand as a low-wage economy.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Kalafi Moala NUKU'ALOFA (Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): Media stakeholders and members of the regional media organisation PINA found out at their summit in Noumea, New Caledonia, last...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
PORT MORESBY (PNG Edge/Pacific Media Watch): A new online news company has entered the Papua New Guinea media industry, targeting the growing demand for internet access.