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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Warren Doull* ANALYSIS: JAKARTA (Asian Sentinel/Pacific Media Watch): The recent massacre in Paniai, Papua, has moved Indonesia further away from a “Papua Solution”. Five protesters...
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Julia Suryakusuma, the author of Julia’s Jihad, tries to untangle the contradictions of press freedom in Indonesia with the unrelenting stranglehold on West Papua amid controversy over the...
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Fred Wesley, editor-in-chief of The Fiji Times OPINION: SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): As reports slowly come out about the interesting turn of events in the Golan Heights, we can,...
Saturday, September 13, 2014
The Paris-based media freedom advocacy organisation Reporters Sans Frontières and the Pacific Media Centre have condemned threats and intimidation against political reporters covering Fiji...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
NAURU (Marshall Islands Journal / Pacific Media Watch / SBS): The Marshall Islands Journal newspaper has published a scathing editorial about the suspension of three opposition members of...
Monday, May 5, 2014
Fred Wesley, editor-in-chief of The Fiji Times OPINION: SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Saturday was a very special day for journalists who celebrated World Press Freedom Day. It...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Phelim Kine OPINION: JAKARTA (Al Jazeera/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia has a problem with Joshua Oppenheimer’s documentary The Act of Killing.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Daniel Drageset has been interviewed by Auckland radio station 95bFM about arguably the biggest story in the Pacific the...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Graham Davis COMMENTARY: The 26th anniversary of the first 1987 Coup has revived some traumatic memories for many of us who lived through it – the shock, the air of menace, the violence, the...
Saturday, April 27, 2013
James Hollings REVIEW: He  Toki Huna (The Hidden Adze): New Zealand in Afghanistan Māori Television: April 24. Producers/directors: Kay Ellmers and Annie Goldson.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
COMMENTARY: Ramzy Baroud reviews the implications of the World Press Photo of the Year - portraying pain and despair in Gaza - in the reality of the Syrian context.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
David Robie: COMMENTARY: What  an irony. The first serious test case since the Fiji regime’s draconian Media Industry Development Decree was imposed in 2010 has arisen out of a New Zealand...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
MELBOURNE (Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): An outspoken Indo-Fijian commentator and former media publisher has given his support to the interim regime's efforts to change the country...
Monday, September 17, 2012
APIA (Samoa Observer / Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister Tuilaepa and Samoa Observer's editor-in-chief Savea Sano Malifa in a war of words.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Martyn Namorong OPINION: PORT MORESBY (PNG Mine Watch / Pacific Media Watch): Dr Ila Temu, the spokesperson for mining companies in Papua New Guinea recently raised a series of points in support the...