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Surveillance

Friday, July 28, 2017
AUCKLAND (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has echoed concerns by the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance over a push by Australia's government...
Friday, July 21, 2017
SYDNEY (MEAA/Pacific Media Watch): Australia's Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance has voiced several concerns surrounding the government's recent and alleged encroaches on press freedom...
Saturday, March 11, 2017
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): On World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released a report denouncing the readiness with which leading internet...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Bill Goodwin LONDON (Press Gazette/Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand investigative journalist Nicky Hager was working in Auckland when the police raided his Wellington home. His daughter, who...
Friday, October 2, 2015
JAKARTA (Tabloid Jubi/ West Papua Daily/Pacific Media Watch): The Indonesian State Intelligence Agency (BIN- Badan Intelijen Negara) will form a team called the Papua Peace Task Force to resolve...
Friday, July 3, 2015
AUCKLAND (AUT University/NZIFF/Pacific Media Watch): Surveilance is in the headlines worldwide, and the new documentary The Price of Peace shows where surveillance can lead, and the price citizens...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Nasik Swami SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji government is taking action against the possibility of phone tapping by foreign spies in the future. This comes in the wake of...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Susan Epskamp AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Investigative journalist Nicky Hager believes information gathered from Pacific neighbours in mass surveillance is solely to be used as “tokens...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Mata Lauano AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Centre/Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand spies on its Pacific neighbours “to buy [their] way into closer relations with the United States", says...
Monday, March 9, 2015
PACIFIC commentator Barbara Dreaver called last week’s spying on the Pacific neighbours controversy a storm in a teacup. Or perhaps it was more like a coconet tempest.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Ryan Gallagher AUCKLAND (The Intercept/Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand’s electronic eavesdropping agency is spying on its Pacific neighbors and sharing communications it intercepts in bulk...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
AUCKLAND (Radio NZ's Nine to Noon/Pacific Media Watch): After US journalist and documentary maker Laura Poitras received encrypted emails from someone with information on the US government'...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Mark Pearson ANALYSIS: Australia has embarked upon a shift towards a “state of secrecy”.It is also sending mixed messages to the Pacific region on free expression, transparency and good...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Wendy Bacon ANALYSIS: We need to recognise that the fact that major media organisations send in a collective submission does not mean they can be relied upon to actively protect their watchdog role....
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / TVNZ / 3News / NZ Herald): The mainstream media in New Zealand has reacted tentatively to statements by former US National Security Agency agent turned-whistleblower...