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Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 17:21
Papua New Guinea’s Tok Pisin language newspaper Wantok, founded in 1969, is one of the publishing icons of the South Pacific.Philip Cass of Unitec presents a seminar on the newspaper and the...
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...
Friday, December 20, 2013
David Robie: PROFILE: While the Timor-Leste media industry was rejuvenated by a national congress in October that voted on a new code of ethics, one of the country's most independent chief...
Monday, October 21, 2013
Daniel Drageset: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The story about the i-Kiribati man seeking climate asylum in New Zealand has made headlines in news media around the world.
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...
Monday, August 26, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Fiji Sun): Jyoti Pratibha of the Fiji Sun has criticised Radio Australia journalist Bruce Hill for "unbalanced" coverage of the new Fiji constitution.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Ed Pilkington: ANALYSIS: From Katharine Graham and Watergate to Don Graham and the internet, the Graham family saw the Washington Post through its heydey – and demise.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
SYDNEY (ABC Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele has rejected claims that the government is interfering with a proposed media council. “The...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Several media reports have highlighted Fiji Foreign Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola’s critical speech on Australia’s asylum seeker agreement with Papua New...
Monday, July 22, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Sunday Chronicle / AAP / ABC Radio Australia): Papua New Guinean newspaper Sunday Chronicle left no one wondering what its stance is towards Australia’s plan to...
Thursday, July 11, 2013
APIA (Pacific Media Watch / Samoa Observer): Samoa Observer’s Chief Reporter, Sophie Budvietas, was the target of a pointed threat and theft on Friday night.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
APIA (Pacific Media Watch / Samoa Observer): A few weeks after the Speaker of Parliament in Samoa, La’auli Leuatea Polata’ivao, threatened to ban media reporting from Parliament...
Friday, June 14, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International): A Tongan newspaper has been found guilty of defaming the Prime Minister.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / AUT University News): Newspaper paywalls are less successful than newspapers are suggesting, and don’t offer a viable business model in the short term according...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Jamie Small REPORT: Media coverage of Pacific issues is often criticised but Polynesian journalists and New Zealand media are making an effort to improve visibility of Pacific culture.