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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 trailer of the controversial documentary Pulau Buru Tanah Air Beta that tells the story of two political prisoners on Baru Island. By Bambang Muryanto...

The  Media  Council  of  Papua  New  Guinea  has  appealed  to  government  institutions  and individuals  to respect the  role of  the media and to allow...

By Matilda Simmons in Suva As long as the Media Decree is in place, Fiji cannot say it has press freedom, says opposition National Federation...

Global press freedom has declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015, reports the global media watchdog Freedom House in its latest...

The signing of the Paris Accord on climate change at the United Nations. Video: PBS News Hour clip By Carole Landry in New York With their...

The International Federation of Journalists and the South East Asia Journalist Unions have joined international organisations Committee to Protect Journalists and Freedom House in...

By Kalafi Moala in Nuku'alofa The man who was once jailed for his stand for press freedom in the kingdom of Tonga has now breached...

A regional media forum in Fiji has heard the fear of retribution is a barrier to reporting human rights stories in the Pacific, Radio...

The media freedom situation has worsened significantly or stagnated in most of the Asia-Pacific region, reports the Paris-based global media freedom watchdog Reporters Without...

By Felix Chaudhary in Nadi Women and girls' news and issues make up only 24 percent of all reports in print, radio and television media. This...

OPINION: By Professor Wadan Narsey Just living in Australia for a few months and watching television, makes you see clearly, how the Fiji public is...

By Margaret Wise of The Fiji Times Giving voice to the voiceless and championing the rights of all people is essentially about telling the truth. And...

The Dokhtar Forooshi song Sonita - "Brides for Sale". Stop press: A visa has been subsequently granted to the Iranian filmmker Amnesty International has criticised the...

By Sally Pokiton in Kokopo The owner and managing director of Rabaul Shipping will stand trial at the Kokopo National Court this week -- four...

April will mark the urgency of action needed to address the issue of climate change with a collaborative project between the Pacific Media Centre...

TJ Aumua reflects on her PCF exchange scholarship in Fiji last year. PMC video Auckland University of Technology honours graduate journalist TJ Aumua has been...

Barbara Jackson, humanitarian director of CARE International, speaks about her experience of the drought in Papua New Guinea in a recent video. Thousands of Papua...

By Talebula Kate in Suva The Fiji Times is challenging the selection of the Fiji Sun as the government's exclusive carrier of newspaper advertisements for the...

By Thompson Marango in Port Vila Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, who is also minister responsible for media, said it is important for Vanuatu's national broadcaster...

Women in Vanuatu’s capital have banned together to call for an end to violence against women. The Vanuatu Daily Post reported that a  "Stop violence...

Investigative journalist Adele Ferguson has accepted the Graham Perkin journalist of the year award at the state of Victoria's Quills, using her speech to...

By Dan McGarry in Port Vila Julian Ligo recently published an online piece purporting to tell the "real" story down at the wharf, in which...