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By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The Tonga Broadcasting Commission was restructured to save it from being closed down, says the commission’s chair, Dr...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News Two senior journalists have been ousted from the newsroom for new roles in a shake-up at the state...

OPINION: By Willie Jackson Never before has Labour come from 23 percent to be neck and neck with National. Jacinda has touched people and made...

Kiwi Fair Go Debate #KiwiFairGo - tonight at 8pm. OPINION: By Martyn Bradbury of The Daily Blog I love New Zealand's democracy. It’s representative, it allows...

By Mong Palatino of Global Voices Indonesian police in East Java are investigating a veteran journalist for comparing former President Megawati Sukarnoputri to Myanmar's Aung...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk One of Cambodia's last remaining independent newspapers has announced it is closing today after 24 years, the latest in a series...

A trailer for the controversial Anas investigation into corruption by Ghana's judiciary. Video: AnanseGH TV BOOKS: By David Robie The Ghanaian investigative journalist summed up the...

By Philip Cass in Auckland Radio New Zealand International's presenter of Dateline Pacific, Don Wiseman, has suggested Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva's son read the New Zealand...

Australia's Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) says public interest journalism is at a "crossroads" in its submission to the country's Senate inquiry into the future...

By Dr Joseph M Fernandez in Doha, Qatar The international freedom of expression conference in Doha has ended with a strong condemnation of the threats...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned many media freedom violations during the general elections held in Papua New Guinea from 24...

ANALYSIS: By James Borrowdale in Auckland Like apartheid South Africa, I kept hearing. For a long time, the horrors behind the curtain thrown up by...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A Papua New Guinean court has banned political blogger Martyn Namorong from publishing "defamatory remarks" about Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato and...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Tarek Cherkaoui Diplomatic quarrels in the Arabian Peninsula have a long history, and small Gulf States, such as Qatar, align themselves with...

By Geraldine Kalabai in Port Moresby The Media Council of Papua New Guinea is seeking a legal opinion on the effects of the government's 2016...

Pacific Media Watch Press freedom and human rights advocates, journalists and social media users have condemned a demand by Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries...

Silencing Al Jazeera was a high priority when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Yemen moved to isolate Qatar earlier this month,...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk So-called "fake news" and the damage it can do has featured much in the media in recent months. Radio NZ's Mediawatch...

By Vilimaina Naqelevuki in Suva Media access to West Papua, where more than half a million of its indigenous people have reportedly been killed over...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk Tongan Prime Minister ʻAkilisi Pōhiva has hit back at reports that he told a press conference that “Chinese businesses in...

Translated by Khairiah A. Rahman The Facebook account of Afi Nihaya Faradisa, an Indonesian high school student from the village of Banyuwangi in eastern Java...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliates Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) and the South East...