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Thursday, November 20, 2014
AUCKLAND (Unitec/Niche Media/Pacific Media Watch): Auckland’s mainstream media face a challenge meeting the needs of the city’s growing ethnic population. Findings by Niche Media show...
Monday, September 1, 2014
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): Journalists and human rights advocates talked to by Pacific Scoop this week believe New Zealand media “ignores” many critical...
Thursday, November 7, 2013
SYDNEY (ABC Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): Australia's national news agency has ended its office operations in Papua New Guinea. The Australian Associated Press (AAP) editor in chief...
Thursday, October 3, 2013
JAKARTA (Jakarta Globe / AFP / Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian journalist Stefanus Teguh Edi Pramono of Tempo Media Group has been awarded this year’s Agence France-Presse (AFP) Kate Webb...
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Prominent New Zealand journalist and former managing director of Interest.co.nz Bernard Hickey has launched a new public interest news site, proclaiming that an...
Friday, January 20, 2012
Linda Clark ANALYSIS: Opening the first public session of the inquiry into the culture and ethics of the British press, Lord Justice Leveson said that at the inquiry's heart was one simple...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Tom Iggulden and ABC Lateline staff SYDNEY (ABC News / Pacific Media Watch): Leaks from the media have forced the Federal Government to kill off the tender process for the $223 million Australia...
Thursday, November 3, 2011
RAROTONGA, Cook Islands (Pacific Freedom Forum / Pacific Media Watch): Pasifika journalists in New Zealand celebrating 10 years of better networking and a space to share their concerns have reached...
Monday, October 3, 2011
PAPE'ETE (Oceania Flash/Pacific Media Watch):  French Polynesia’s 10-year-old Tahitipresse news agency is to be axed and closed down by the end of 2011, the local government has...
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Sophie Tarr SYDNEY (The PANPA Bulletin/Pacific Media Centre):Three new services are clamouring to fill the gap that will be created when historic wire service the New Zealand Press Association closes...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Simon Plumb SYDNEY (Stuff.co.nz Rugby Heaven/Pacific Media Watch): In an unprecedented move, Australia's leading news media organisations have informed the International Rugby Board that...
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
New Zealand media commentator and former editor Karl du Fresne argues that the New Zealand Press Association was effectively doomed from the moment it fell under Australian control.
Friday, April 8, 2011
Janika ter Ellen Fairfax has defended its decision to close New Zealand's only news agency, reports 3 News. The media company is part owner of NZPA with its rival newspaper giant APN, and says...
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Scoop team Shock waves went round New Zealand’s tightly knit journalism community this evening as news of probable closure of the NZ Press Association (NZPA) sank in, reports Scoop.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
MELBOURNE: China's state-run media XINHUA opening up an office in Fiji is a sign of growing relations between the two counties. For news organisations around the world though, Fiji is a...