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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
YAREN (Marianas Variety/ The Guardian/ Pacific Media Watch): The Nauruan government’s censorship of Facebook will be temporary and only until “necessary protection mechanisms” are...
Friday, May 8, 2015
AUCKLAND (Vanguard Films/Pacific Media Watch): HOT AIR: Climate Change Politics In NZ - the award-winning feature length documentary which reveals how big business stopped New Zealand government...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Wendy Bacon ANALYSIS: An SBS journalist is out of a job for expressing an opinion. A review of how the Twitter storm calling for his sacking unfolded.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
YAREN (The Fiji Times/Radio New Zealand International/Pacific Media Watch): An Australian human rights advocate says the Nauru government's Facebook ban is the latest step in a very regressive...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
SYDNEY (New Matilda/Pacific Media Watch): Take one part "sacred day", add two parts offensive tweet and you have the makings of a cyber-lynching, writes Mathew Kenneally. OPINION:...
Monday, April 27, 2015
Samuel Stevens SYDNEY (The Independent/Pacific Media Watch): Australian public broadcaster Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has dismissed sports reporter Scott McIntyre after he made "...
Saturday, April 25, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Today/Pacific Media Watch): Management of Papua New Guinea's state-run National Broadcasting Corporation is taking drastic action against both current and former staff of the...
Monday, April 13, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Loop/Pacific Media Watch): Punishing social media use could remove an essential check and balance on abuse of power in Papua New Guinea, warns the Pacific Freedom Forum. “...
Saturday, April 11, 2015
AUCKLAND (Tagata Pasifika/Pacific Media Watch): West Papua is a land rich with resources, they have the world's largest gold mine, rain forests and lots of land. For more than 50 years the...
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, March 18, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Young New Zealanders are becoming more engaged with issues in the Pacific region by getting involved on social media sites. Human rights issues in...
Monday, March 2, 2015
Nani Afrida JAKARTA (Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): The Indonesian Military (TNI) has warned its personnel against using social media, as it says doing so may compromise national security...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Vuniwaqa Bola-Bari SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Citizens' Constitutional Forum (CCF) chief executive Reverend Akuila Yabaki has called on the people of Fiji to use social media...
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Mads Anneberg AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): Ricardo Morris is fighting two battles. As journalist, editor and publisher of Repúblika Magazine in Fiji, he works tirelessly...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Thomas Carnegie AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji Sun is embracing new technology to make their daily newspaper more interactive for readers.