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Pacific Media Watch is compiled for the Pacific Media Centre as a regional media freedom and educational resource by a network of journalists, students, stringers and commentators.

A NZ Special Air Service soldier has confirmed civilians were killed in a 2010 raid carried out by the unit and says the truth...

Radio NZ video news feed of the Hager and Stephenson media conference last night. YouTube Author and investigative journalist Nicky Hager and war correspondent Jon...

The Pacific Media Centre's popular “Bearing Witness” climate change project enters its second year next month. As part of a collaborative venture between Auckland University...

By Nethy Dharma Somba in Jayapura Indonesia's Tembagapura Immigration Office has banned two French journalists, Jean Frank Pierre, 45, and Basille Marie Longhamp, 42, from...

The struggle to expose the real truth ... human rights lawyer Amal Clooney on the silencing of Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, jailed for...

By Kelly Vacala in Suva The safety of media personnel has come under the spotlight again after an attack on a Fiji Broadcasting Corporation television...

Award-winning Auckland University of Technology graduate journalist Kendall Hutt has been appointed contributing editor for the Pacific Media Watch freedom project for 2017. Hutt says...

On World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released a report denouncing the readiness with which leading internet companies submit to the demands...

By Michelle Curran in Auckland Every morning before school, Sonal Shalveer Singh Aujla would watch the news and admire the way BBC and CNN journalists...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Asia-Pacific affiliates today demanded meaningful action against the growth of online harassment of women journalists in...

By Vijay Narayan and Semi Turaga in Suva Fiji's Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Lee Burney has informed the High Court in Suva that the...

Tributes to the late Roger Hau’ofa have flowed in from all over Papua New Guinea and the Pacific. FM100 aired aired a special talkback...

Protesters from the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) and religious pupils from an Islamic boarding school (pesantren) have faced off against each other at the...

A new online survey by Te Ipukarea, the National Māori Language Institute at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), confirms that attitudes towards Te Reo...

Tanna may have missed out on an Oscar - but in many ways the humble South Pacific cast are the stars of the show. The...

A scuffle erupts after around as Duterte supporters arrive at a rally of thousands of Duterte critics near the People Power Monument. Video: Rappler Critics...

By Bob Makin in Port Vila The first-ever Oscar-nominated film made in Vanuatu, Tanna, continues to receive enormous praise. The movie has just been awarded the...

New Zealand's Commerce Commission ruled today that Sky Television will not be allowed to merge with Vodafone NZ. Rival telco Spark New Zealand said the...

By Tara Nissl in Jakarta Eight journalists from eight Indonesian media outlets traveled to West Papua earlier this month to investigate media freedom and the...

The Australian Press Council has welcomed its first Indigenous publication as a member - the Koori Mail, a fortnightly newspaper with a national readership...

On World Radio Day, celebrated on Monday, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) paid tribute to radio’s contribution to the fight for media freedom and urges...

By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Vanuatu’s Right To Information (RTI) Act has become law after it was published in the official Gazette, less than...