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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.

The Otago Foreign Policy School next month will explore the complex and evolving interaction between government policy making and “old” and “new” forms of...

Le Va, in partnership with Pasifika media, has launched the "Pasifika media guidelines for reporting suicide". This whiteboard video provides an overview. See Samoa...

Papua New Guinea authorities deny a student has died from the police crushing of a protest at the University of PNG last Wednesday, but...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says it is appalled by a police attack on a woman journalist during a student demonstration that was dispersed violently...

Student journalists at the University of the South Pacific have condemned the Papua New Guinea police for the "highly reckless" open firing into a...

By Nasik Swami in Suva Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has labelled the New Zealand media as "generally hostile". Speaking during the banquet to welcome New Zealand...

The Media Council of Papua New Guinea has condemned a police assault on a woman journalist during yesterday's confrontation between University of Papua New...

A short documentary about the work of Pacific Media Centre students and staff by Alistar Kata ... made to mark WJEC at AUT University...

One of Australia’s leading human rights organisations has spoken out in support of the retention of a mural in Darwin’s central business district  that...

By Marc Lino Abila in Manila The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) is most deeply disturbed by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that murdered...

By Annette Kora in Port Moresby A TV Wan female journalist and two National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) reporters in Papua New Guinea have been assaulted...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is outraged by Philippines President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s comment that corrupt journalists are legitimate murder targets and urges the Philippine media...

Jemima Garrett reporting for Pacific Beat Journalists, lawyers and corruption-fighters are sounding the alarm as one of the Pacific's most comprehensive online databases faces an...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Australian authorities to halt their investigation of media outlets over leaks about overspending by the government-owned...

A Te Karere report on the opening of the Pacific Festival of Arts. The regionally anticipated Festival of Pacific Arts has finally kicked off this...

Pala Molisa is the son of two of the leading lights of Vanuatu's independence movement, onetime Vanua'aku Pati cabinet minister Sela Molisa and civil...

By Marj Moore in an editorial in today's Samoa Observer. TWO SIDES TO THE STORY There are always (at least) two sides to a story. And one...

In her passport, Nesita Manceau lists her occupation as “housewife.” But she does oh-so-much more. On paper at least, she’s a corporate titan. And...

A video report on Pasifika TV by former Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Alistar Kata. Video: PMC On Demand Papua New Guineans will continue to...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesia’s authorities to stop violating the rights of journalists in West Papua, where the Jayapura police prevented...

Student protesters at the national university in Papua New Guinea demonstrating against the Peter O'Neill government, claiming it is eroding democracy, have targeted news...

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...