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Thursday, April 16, 2015
Moana Maniapoto: OPINION: The way I see it John Campbell doesn’t ask questions simply for the sport of it or to boost his own ego. Campbell is doing what a good journalist should do –...
Monday, April 13, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch):  95bFM's The Wire: Southern Cross programme on the Pacific is back for 2015 - from today. Pacific Media Centre's director David Robie and Pacific...
Sunday, April 5, 2015
PORT MORESBY (The National/Pacific Media Watch):  The job of the media in maintaining equilibrium bet­ween truth and public perception and in ensuring always to remain just and objective...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Satendra Nandan OPINION: The world had to fight a horrible war, drop atomic bombs, to win against such evil. The present tragic situation demands some serious thinking in our global perceptions of...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
AUCKLAND (Al Jazeera English/Pacific Media Watch): INTERVIEW: New Zealand's four-time women's squash world champion Dame Susan Devoy was appointed as her country's Race Relations...
Sunday, January 25, 2015
WELLINGTON (RNZ Mediawatch/Pacific Media Watch):  Reaction to the jihadist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo earlier this month has been featured today on Radio New Zealand...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
PARIS (France24/Agence France-Presse/Pacific Media Watch): Notorious French comedian Dieudonné is to stand trial for being an "apologist for terrorism" after writing a Facebook...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
David Robie: OPINION: Nine years ago two Paris-based filmmakers, Jerôme Lambert and Philippe Picard, who have directed many documentaries for French public television, made a controversial...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Kalafi Moala: ANALYSIS: 'Akilisi Pohiva’s journey from an unknown and persecuted Parliamentarian to the top of Tonga’s executive power has been long and often hazardous, yet it has...
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...