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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.

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has condemned the seven-year prison sentences imposed on two Reuters reporters in the Myanmar city of Yangon yesterday...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Amnesty International has joined 80 other NGOs in urging Pacific leaders to demand the closure of the Australian-funded immigration detention camp on...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The village of Baliau on Papua New Guinea's Manam island has publicly apologised to an assaulted journalist reporting for The National...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Some villagers affected by the volcanic eruption on Manam island haven taken out their anger and frustration against four journalists covering...

By RNZ Pacific The president of the Pacific Islands News Association says he is appalled and disappointed by an attack on Papua New Guinea journalist...

By Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu in Apia Rudy Bartley, president of the Journalist Association of Samoa (JAWS), has supported the international call for Samoa’s government to abolish...

By Christie Stefanie in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo says he respects the verdict handed down by an Indonesian local court against an ethnic Chinese...

By Jessica Savike in Suva Fiji High Court judge Justice Vinsent Perera has ordered a retrial of former opposition SODELPA parliamentarian Mosese Bulitavu and Fiji...

Journalist Richard Sudan speaks out on PressTV. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A British journalist on board last month's Freedom Flotilla mission to attempt to break the...

By Reporters Without Borders Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Nauru to rescind its decision to bar Australia’s public radio and TV broadcaster, ABC,...

The trailer for Eka Saputri's film Melawan Arus. Video: Komunitas Kedung By Joko Santoso in Purbalingga A short film by a student whose family were victims...

By Global Voices Late on the night of August 5, 2018, award-winning Bangladeshi photographer and activist Dr Shahidul Alam was forcibly abducted from his house...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Radio 531pi Breakfast Talanoa host Brian Sagala has talked about the Rarotonga Treaty with Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie. "It...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An Australian doctoral researcher whose honeymoon plans in Indonesia included a cultural festival in the insecure Papua region has been deported...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An Australian-based doctoral media researcher says she has been "blacklisted" by Indonesian authorities and refused entry to the country while embarking...

Submissions to the Australian Review of Broadcasting Services to Asia-Pacific closed yesterday. Development worker Elizabeth Cox made this public submission to the review panel...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua New Guinea is pledging to help Bougainville strengthen its local radio services ahead of next year's historic referendum on independence,...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is extremely concerned about pluralism and respect for editorial independence in the new Australian media conglomerate created...

By Bob Howarth in Dili, Timor-Leste The Dili Dialogue Forum, sponsored by UNESCO and organised by the Timor-Leste Press Council, will be held again next...

A video of a demonstration marking the bloody Biak massacre of 6 July 1998 staged last year. Video: BBB Times By Michelle Winowatan Dozens of Indonesian...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the killing of Philippine radio journalist Joey Llana near Legazpi City, at the southeastern tip...

By Mong Palatino Protests have been gathering force over the Nauru government ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) from entering the country to cover...