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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.

ANALYSIS: By Dr Merja Myllylahti New Zealand’s largest newspaper, The NZ Herald, launched its digital subscriptions today for online content, making history at the...

COMMENTARY: By Guyon Espiner, RNZ Morning Report presenter After five years and 1000 shows I'm switching off the 4am alarm. This is my final week on...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Franz Albert Joku, a former leading West Papuan independence campaigner who changed sides and became an Indonesian government supporter,...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Students enrolled in journalism programmes around Australia are working on the first national student election broadcast for the 2019 election, underpinned by...

By RNZ Pacific A Nauru opposition MP has been jailed on an assault charge. Jaden Dogireiy has been given a sentence of 13 months, which means...

Al Jazeera's Listening Post analysis of the social media fallout after Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk After the Easter Sunday bombings, social...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An opposition party leader who believes there will soon be a change in government in Papua New Guinea has warned the...

By Michael Andrew Traditional chiefs are trying to expel a US journalist from the Federated States of Micronesia island of Yap. Last week the Pacific Island...

COMMENTARY: By Sylvester Gawi in Lae I grew up in the 1990s listening to NBC Radio - Radio Kundu - which was informative and always...

By RNZ Pacific Democracies across Asia and the Pacific are struggling to resist disinformation and protect press freedoms, according to a new report. Reporters Without Borders...

By Christia Marie Ramos in Manila Philippine journalist, editor and publisher Maria Ressa has been named among Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Traditional chiefs, members of the Council of Pilung from the four main islands of Yap, have written to the Yap Legislature...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Fiji, New Zealand and Timor-Leste have made significant gains in the latest annual Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index while...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The party backing a presidential challenger in today's Indonesian general election claims it is reporting an independent US journalist to police...

By RNZ Pacific Fiji's opposition has called for a full investigation by an impartial committee into allegations of collusion by government officials in the destruction...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Media commentator Gavin Ellis has condemned the state of media freedom in Fiji in the wake of the arrests and detention...

By Paul of Kumparan in Jayapura The Indonesian Immigration Office in West Papua has warned that it will take firm action against foreign journalists trying...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Dominic O'Sullivan It is not unusual for Fiji to intimidate and imprison journalists. Journalists provide checks on government, parliament and business, which threatens...

Trailer for the 2013 redux version of the 1983 film Utu produced for the Cannes Film Festival. Video: Utu OBITUARY: By Matthew Theunissen of RNZ...

By RNZ News Fiji has reportedly revoked the approval of a Chinese resort project on Malolo Island. The developer Freesoul Real Estate had begun building a 350-bure...

By Rappler The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism has responded to what it called President Rodrigo Duterte’s “broadsides” aimed at PCIJ's recent reports on the...

By Colin Peacock of RNZ Mediawatch Newstalk ZB broadcaster Heather du Plessis-Allan has been censured for Pacific Island slurs in a ruling that contains uncharacteristically...