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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...

Prominent Indonesian journalist Ahmad Taufik has died after an illness in Jakarta. He was 51. Taufik, known as an opposition journalist during President Suharto’s dictatorship,...

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...

By Tokasa Rainima in Suva Fiji Times publisher Hank Arts’ bail variation application has been dismissed by the Suva High Court. Justice Thushara Rajasinghe told Arts...

From the Vanuatu Daily Post's celebration special edition today: Marc Neil-Jones’ newspaper Vanuatu Daily Post celebrates an historic milestone today. We need to remember how...

By Dan McGarry, media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post Media freedom is everyone’s freedom. We can’t take it for granted. My education in the challenges...

Media monitors say Myanmar's restrictive media laws raise concerns about press freedom under the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, who is well-known for...

By TJ Aumua in Auckland Pacific journalist Barbara Dreaver says she is 'thrilled' to be able to report in Fiji again, after being blacklisted from the...

Experts from Southeast Asian nations have identified key challenges facing media in their region. They propose three fundamental areas of action for civil society, governments...

An online petition to drop the defamation case against two East Timorese journalist’s is calling for urgent international support, stating that the prosecution of...

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 Gayathry Venkiteswaran of IFEX An arrest of a university student for sedition and subsequent attacks against journalists covering the story in India sparked...

Report from IFEX By Gayathry Venkiteswaran Journalists have been killed in terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan in separate incidents that took place in January...

Video: Human Rights Watch Report by Pacific Media Watch Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the Indonesian government’s refusal to let French journalist Cyril Payen visit Indonesia...

Report by Pacific Media Watch Māori Television’s Native Affairs story on West Papua is the first by a New Zealand television crew allowed into the...

From Pacific Journalism Review Reviewed by David Robie Saving Independent Journalism: 30 Years Defending Media (39pp); Hostile Climate of Environmental Journalists (27pp). 2015. Paris, France: Reporters...

Report by Pacific Media Watch in Port Moresby The Media Council of Papua New Guinea has expressed grave concerns at plans by the government to...

Report by Pacific Media Centre A draft Indonesian Criminal Code amendment, condemed by critics as undermining freedom of speech, is interpreted to mean that burning...