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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...
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.