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Thursday, August 15, 2013
By Rosie Doviverata SUVA (Fiji Sun / Pacific Media Watch): A Fijian media freedom and human rights advocate says the country needs more political participation leading up to next year’s...
Thursday, August 8, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch/ 95bFM): Tuvalu’s political upheaval with a dramatic change in prime minister has been featured in several radio programmes this week. After a drawn-out...
Monday, August 5, 2013
ANALYSIS: Was Australia's controversial new asylum seekers policy developed on the hop?  Professor Wendy Bacon of New Matilda poses questions about the policy and torture allegations at...
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Sherita Sharma SUVA (USP News / Pacific Media Watch): A former USP academic says global environmental challenges – especially in the Pacific region – give the opportunity for...
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...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
David Robie: RESEARCH: Peace journalism has emerged belatedly in the context of critical studies in Oceania, where seminars over the past two years have addressed conflict reporting and the notion of...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
AUCKLAND (NZ Newswire / Fairfax NZ / Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key's office has been accused in Parliament of pressuring the Parliamentary Service to release press...
Monday, July 29, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International): The Nauruan government has blocked an interview with opposition MP Matthew Batsiua from being broadcast. In an interview with Don...
Monday, July 29, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Thousands of protesters took to the streets in New Zealand at the weekend to demonstrate against a government communications agency accused of spying...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Rosa Koian OPINION: The asylum seeker deal Kevin Rudd just signed with Papua New Guinea is the latest episode in a long history of shameless bullying, writes PNG activist and journalist Rosa Koian
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Amy Goodman TRANSCRIPT: The transcript of a Democacy Now Interview over the controversial documentary The Act of Killing featured at the New Zealand International Film Festival this month. Democracy...
Friday, July 19, 2013
APIA: (Pacific Media Watch / Samoa Observer): Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has responded angrily to the leader of the Opposition, Palusalue Fa’apo II’s comparison of...
Thursday, July 18, 2013
By Dr Sky Marsen COMMENTARY: Participants had a genuine interest in improving the state of the environment in the Pacific and the lives of the diverse people living in it at the week-long 12th...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
SYDNEY (Pacific Media Watch / ABC Radio Australia): The threatened Samoa Observer reporter, Sophie Budvietas, says the press freedom in Samoa is under threat.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / University of the South Pacific News): Members of the University of the South Pacific community have been treated to a series of discussions on regional issues at the...