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Sunday, September 8, 2013
COMMENTARY: How the Pacific microstates are facing up to climate change. John Vidal of The Observer reviews the Pacific Islands Forum in the Marshall Islands.
Sunday, September 8, 2013
OPINION: AUCKLAND (Herald on Sunday / Pacific Media Watch): When Australia changes horses, New Zealand needs to take stock. What do Tony Abbott and his likely ministers know of this country? Where...
Friday, September 6, 2013
MAJURO (Pacific Islands Forum / Radio New Zealand International / The Guardian / Pacific Media Watch): Fourteen Pacific leaders have agreed to the Majuro Declaration at the Pacific Islands Forum in...
Thursday, September 5, 2013
SYDNEY (ABC News / Pacific Media Watch): Activist group GetUp is lodging a complaint with the consumer watchdog after commercial television networks refused to play an ad criticising Rupert Murdoch...
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Michael Sergel: AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): As this year’s Pacific Islands Forum enters its third day, the Pacific remains divided on the role and relevance of the region...
Thursday, September 5, 2013
MAJURO (Pacific Media Watch): The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, made no new environmental promises at his speech at the Pacific Islands Forum in Majuro this week, but said that there is...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says the release of Fiji’s new constitution is a “positive step, even if it is not...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
APIA (Pacific Media Watch): The 22-year-old Journalists Association of Samoa (JAWS) has officially been deregistered in the latest move in Samoa's media regulation controversy. A public...
Monday, September 2, 2013
Lanuola Tupufia APIA (Samoa Observer / Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister of Samoa Tuila'epa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has downplayed the Samoa Rugby Union’s (SRU) financial state,...
Monday, September 2, 2013
Daniel Drageset: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Climate change will be a major issue facing more than 50 members of the media gathering this week for the 44th Pacific Islands Forum hosted in the...
Friday, August 30, 2013
SYDNEY (Channel 7 / Pacific Media Watch): Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has called on the Seven Network to apologise following a two-part Today Tonight report on Monday and...
Thursday, August 29, 2013
COMMENTARY: Geoff Kemp explores the contemporary dilemmas about press freedom, censorship, metadata, watchdogs and democracy.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): A Fiji professor has praised the new constitution, saying it provides for the development of a “genuine democracy” in a multi-ethnic Fiji....
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.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Kalafi Moala: ANALYSIS: Polynesian countries may have missed the significance of participating at the inaugural Pacific Islands Development Forum.