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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...

Al Jazeera's report on the attack on the National Radio Television of Afghanistan office in Jalalabad. The Committee to Protect Journalists has strongly condemned the...

EMTV's head of news Neville Choi reports on the assault on the television crew -- see item at 4min01sec. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Watch...

Al Jazeera's coverage by Step Vaessen of the Papuan protest at WPFD2017 in Jakarta. By David Robie in Jakarta | Audio report from the PMC's...

By Pacific Media Watch editor Kendall Hutt  New Zealand’s Commerce Commission has denied a move which would have seen two of the country’s largest media...

Reporters Without Borders has condemned what it calls Indonesia's "double-dealing" as the nation hosts World Press Freedom Day while it continues to harass independent...

Independent journalists, human rights defenders and freedom organisations in Timor-Leste have appealed for international bodies to ensure the safety of Indonesian journalists. With World...

Media freedom is under threat now more than ever - and many of the worst violators are in the Asia-Pacific region, says the Paris-based...

By Mackenzie Smith in Auckland Academics have warned a merger of NZME and Fairfax will spell disaster for the media ecosystem at a conference on...

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports on one journalist's arrest and detention in Egypt. Video: Al Jazeera Authorities in the Maldives should swiftly identify and bring...

Indonesia's Chief Security Minister Wiranto says it is important to maintain a "balance" between rights and duties to avoid violence against journalists on duty. Wiranto...

ANALYSIS: Tempo The blacklisting of Jack Hewson, a freelance journalist working for Al Jazeera, shows the Indonesian government's paranoia towards foreign journalists. The government should allow...

The Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, one of the flagships of investigative journalism, has been closed after 25 years in a controversial decision by...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to keep his election promise to allow local and international journalists to operate...

Pacific Media Watch Sedition charges against several Fiji Times Limited staff have loomed larger with the Criminal Investigations Department of the Fijian police force executing...

The Fijian authorities must immediately drop politically-motivated sedition charges against The Fiji Times newspaper group, says Amnesty International. “By charging The Fiji Times with sedition,...

Communications Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum claims there is "absolutely nothing" stopping investigative journalism in Fiji, the major television network reports, Media freedom – especially for critical...