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Media Regulation

Thursday, October 27, 2011
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists / Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) welcomes the strong support for press freedom recently expressed at Pacific...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
OPINION: SYDNEY (ABC Mediawatch / Pacific Media Watch): Now, here's a story we [at ABC Mediawatch] had a bit of fun with earlier this year... "A man was found dead in his apartment...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Dev Sachindra SUVA (Fiji Broadcasting Corporation/Pacific Media Watch): Claims by Communications Fiji Limited that the use of television footage to provide live broadcast of the 2011 Rugby World Cup...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Alex Perrottet and David Robie ANALYSIS: The state of Pacific media freedom is fragile in the wake of serious setbacks, notably in Fiji, with sustained pressure from a military backed regime, and in...
Monday, October 10, 2011
Martyn "Bomber" Bradbury OPINION: (Tumeke / Pacific Media Watch): Folks, the rumors are true, I've been banned from Radio New Zealand for criticising John Key. I was telephoned last...
Monday, October 10, 2011
Lloyd Burr AUCKLAND (Television 3 News / Pacific Media Watch): The Press Gallery at Parliament is calling a 10-day ban of New Zealand Herald journalists “extraordinary” and says it...
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Johan Lidberg: Can the Australian media really self-regulate successfully? It's worth looking to Norway to see how the media there cleaned up their act without legislation.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
BOJONEGRO, East Java (Antara/Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia's much-lauded press freedoms have not been as beneficial in exposing graft as initially hoped, media experts said on...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Alex Perrottet: SUVA (Pacific Media Watch): As Fijian fugitive Ratu Tevita Mara waits in Australia pending his visit to New Zealand, his extended family have apologised to military ruler and Prime...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
SUVA (Fiji Ministry of Information/Pacific Media Watch): I wish to address the issue surrounding media coverage regarding the ex-soldier Ratu Tevita [Mara] who is in Tonga awaiting extradition....
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Alex Perrottet: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Apart from the original tsunami report, released by the Samoan government last September – on the first anniversary of the tsunami – there...
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Ashlynne McGhee and staff BRISBANE (ABC News/Pacific Media Watch): Police have confirmed they arrested a journalist and seized his computer on Queensland's Gold Coast yesterday, after he...
Monday, May 16, 2011
Alex Perrottet: AUCKLAND: Leading Pacific journalists and academics have condemned a popular anonymous Fiji blog for an "outlandish” smear campaign against them.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Roland Koroi SUVA: The recent ruling by the New Zealand Press Council against an article in the Sunday Star-Times on Fiji by New Zealand reporter Michael Field is not the first that has been made...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Roland Koroi AUCKLAND: The New Zealand Press Council has ruled against the Sunday Star-Times newspaper for an article on Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama which was deemed "grossly inflated...