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Media Regulation

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The Finkelstein report has already put some noses out of joint but it's an important analysis of the current state of the Australian media. Wendy Bacon explains in New Matilda the inquiry's...
Monday, March 12, 2012
Wendy Bacon: OPINION: The Independent Media Inquiry headed by ex-judge Ray Finkelstein released its report on the Australian media earlier this month. If you have been following the media discussion...
Monday, March 12, 2012
Mark Pearson: OPINION: The Australian’s associate editor, Cameron Stewart, has argued that the immediate endorsement of the proposal for a statutory media regulator by some media academics was...
Monday, March 5, 2012
Mark Pearson ANALYSIS: The Finkelstein (and Ricketson) Independent Media Inquiry report released in Australia is a substantial and well researched document with a dangerously flawed core...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
NZ Law Commission: Who are the news media and how should they be regulated? OPINION: This rather ambitious question encapsulates the first two limbs of the terms of reference given to us by the...
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Matā’afa Keni Lesa EDITORIAL: APIA: (Samoa Observer / Pacific Media Watch): If the media in Samoa is weak as Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi says, then he is a bully....
Friday, February 24, 2012
Charlina Tone APIA (Samoa Observer / Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has taken a swipe at the “weak” local media amid mounting criticism of...
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Serelisoni Moceica SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): The Citizens Constitutional Forum and Fiji Media Watch have come out strongly against the State Proceedings Amendment Decree....
Thursday, February 16, 2012
SUVA (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): The editor-in-chief of the Fiji Times, Fred Wesley, says self-censorship remains the biggest danger for Fiji’s media. He says his paper...
Monday, December 12, 2011
WELLINGTON (Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): The Law Commission is seeking New Zealanders’ views on the role of the news media in society and the standards to which they should be held to...
Friday, December 2, 2011
OPINION: AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald / Pacific Media Watch): This week, the journalist who has been the face of Britain's phone-hacking scandal fronted the Leveson Inquiry into media ethics....
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Jonathan Holmes OPINION: SYDNEY (ABC / Pacific Media Watch): The stark realities of power don't change much. And a genteel power struggle is being played out at the Media Inquiry being...
Thursday, November 17, 2011
SYDNEY (Reporters Without Borders / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders is concerned about proposals made at the first session of the Inquiry into Media and Media Regulation on November...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
MELBOURNE (Radio Australia/Pacific Media Centre): Media freedom still has a long way to go in the Pacific, as governments struggle to understand the role independent media can play in national...
Thursday, November 3, 2011
CANBERRA (ABC / Pacific Media Watch): A senior ALP faction leader branded Rupert Murdoch's News Limited "a threat to democracy" today as the feud between the newspaper group and the...