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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.

By Jeremy Rose of RNZ Mediawatch In 2017, the New Zealand media featured 14,349 stories that included the word Islam - nearly 13,000 of those...

Listening Post's report on Islamophobia in the Western media. Video: Al Jazeera Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk It has now been almost two weeks since 50 people...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk In a report titled China's Pursuit of a New World Media Order, the Paris-based global watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has...

By Colin Peacock, editor of Mediawatch NZ The attack in Christchurch has forced New Zealand news media to rethink the way they work, whose voices...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Paul G Buchanan The terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques this month is a watershed moment in New Zealand history. In the days,...

By Tim Miller of the Otago Daily Times A former Dunedin artist has been chosen to illustrate the cover of Time magazine's international edition for...

Rahul Bhattarai talks to eNCA News of South Africa live from New Zealand. Video: eNCA News Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Former Pacific Media Watch project reporter...

Stephen Colbert's satirical programme The Late Show featured NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's exchange with US President Donald Trump. Video: CBS The Late Show Pacific...

By RNZ More than 50 New Zealand companies are considering pulling ads from Facebook because it allowed a livestream of the Christchurch massacre last Friday. Some...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An Auckland freelance journalist, Michael Andrew, who is completing his postgraduate journalism diploma at Auckland University of Technology, has been appointed...

Television tribute to Roland Oldham in French. Video:Polynésie la 1ère By RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's leading advocate for the victims of France's nuclear weapons tests has...

By Mong Palatino in Manila Several media groups in the Philippines marked the World Day Against Cyber Censorship this week by holding a protest to...

By Jeremy Rose of RNZ Mediawatch Seven senior New Zealand journalists spent a week in Hawai'i late last year and produced just one story between...

By Fitria Chusna Farisa in Jakarta The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has called on the Indonesian police to release Jakarta State University lecturer Robertus...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua Regional Police public information head Assistant Superintendent Suryadi Diaz is asking all parties not to dramatise or make a big...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Free West Papua Campaign has welcomed the call by the United Nation’s human rights experts for "Prompt and impartial investigations...

In Gangsters in Paradise - Deportees of Tonga, Vice embeds with four Tongan nationals who have been sent back to where they were born...

An updated trailer for the short documentary Banabans of Rabi. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Banabans of Rabi - A Story of Survival, a short documentary by...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan people will not take part in Indonesia's 2019 presidential and legislative elections, say the Indonesian People's Front for West...

By Ainur Rohmah in Jakarta Fake news and hate speech are inundating Indonesia on and offline with the country’s general election just two months away...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Timor-Leste Press Union has protested in front of the Philippine Embassy in the capital Dili in solidarity with indicted Journalist...

Rappler publisher condemns Duterte government's "abuse of power". Video: ABS-CBN By Iris Gonzales in Manila The Philippine press has seen many dark days but Maria Ressa’s...