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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
PORT MORESBY (Pacific Media Watch): The Papua New Guinea Prime Minister’s call to “crack down” on social media has created immediate controversy, with politicians and journalists...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
By Gorethy Kenneth PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Cabinet will review social media platforms in Papua New Guinea when it convenes on Thursday, says Prime...
Sunday, April 28, 2019
DOHA, Qatar (Al Jazeera/Pacific Media Watch/Pacific Media Watch): After the Easter Sunday bombings, social media was blocked in Sri Lanka. Was it needed? Did it work? These are the questions put by...
Saturday, March 30, 2019
By Phil Taylor, New Zealand and Weekend Herald senior writer AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald/Pacific Media Watch): Facebook has broken its silence over the Christchurch terrorist attacks, outlining...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
By Fergus Hunter and Jennifer Duke SYDNEY (Sydney Morning Herald/Pacific Media Watch): Executives from Facebook, Google, Twitter and other social media companies could face jail time if their...
Monday, March 25, 2019
By Colin Peacock, editor of Mediawatch NZ WELLINGTON (RNZ/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The attack in Christchurch has forced New Zealand news media to rethink the way they work, whose...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/RNZ News/Pacific Media Watch): More than 50 New Zealand companies are considering pulling ads from Facebook because it allowed a livestream of the Christchurch...
Monday, February 11, 2019
By Marguerite Afra Sapiie JAKARTA (Jakarta Post/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian social media activist Permadi Arya has threatened to file a Rp 1 trillion (NZ$107 million)...
Sunday, February 10, 2019
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian police have apologised for wrapping a snake around an indigenous Papuan they suspected of theft, reports The Jakarta...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
By Mong Palatino of Global Voices SUVA (Global Voices/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji’s Online Safety Act took effect this month amid concerns that it will be used to censor...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
By Leilani Sitagata AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A viral spread of photos and videos from last week’s fatal crash at Nabou has highlighted a need for education...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the Papua New Guinean government’s reported declared intention to shut down access to...
Sunday, June 3, 2018
OPINION: By Keith Jackson NOOSA (PNG Attitude/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Samuel H Basil, the man who might ban Papua New Guineans from Facebook, was not always such a stern opponent...
Friday, June 1, 2018
OPINION: By Scott Waide LAE, Papua New Guinea (My Land, My Country/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Maybe it was a slip of the tongue or a misinterpreted statement. But there is no doubt...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Melisha Yafoi BEIJING (PNG Post-Courier/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Students studying in Beijing, China, have described the move by Papua New Guinea’s Communications...