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ANALYSIS: By Kyle Delbyck of the TrialWatch Initiative Journalist Muhammad Asrul is awaiting word from Indonesia’s Supreme Court about whether he will spend further time...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Brussels-based International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the censoring of the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) as an "assault...

Solomon Times The Solomon islands Prime Minister's office (PMO) has accused local news media of being involved in a "war on media freedom” that is...

COMMENTARY: By Megan Darby, editor of Climate Home News When it comes to the world’s two biggest emitters, we are caught between a secretive autocracy...

ANALYSIS: The restrictions on Pacific news media during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s recent Pacific trip are only the most recent example of a...

By Loreben Tuquero in Manila On social media, Ferdinand Marcos Jr needed to have all pieces in place to stage a Malacañang comeback: he had...

ANALYSIS: By Sue Ahearn As China seeks greater influence in the South Pacific, its manipulation of local news outlets is having a serious impact on...

ANALYSIS: By Andrew Vonasch, University of Canterbury and Michael-John Turp, University of Canterbury Like the many similar movements against vaccine mandates and other pandemic restrictions...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk In this episode of A View from Afar, Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning are joined by David Robie to discuss how...

Reporters Without Borders The Asia-Pacific region’s authoritarian regimes have used the covid-19 pandemic to perfect their methods of totalitarian control of information, while the “dictatorial...

ANALYSIS: By Jonathan Liljeblad, Australian National University Since the coup in Myanmar on February 1, the international community has struggled to agree on coherent action...

By Lokman Tsui in Hongkong This story is an edited version of a post published by the author on Facebook on Friday, May 22, reflecting...

On Al Jazeera's The Listening Post this week: The Filipino government has forced local television network ABS-CBN off the air. Plus, covid-19 is used...

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY: By David Robie, self-isolating in Auckland under New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdown as part of a Pacific Media Watch series. A rather beautiful...

By Sri Krishnamurthi of Pacific Media Watch The Vanuatu government is using the Covid-19 to impose draconian measures and authoritarian rule by end of last...

By Sri Krishnamurthi Global technology and business leader Dr Anita Sands has warned against allowing digital technology to take over democracy on the eve of...

By Rappler in Manila Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is among Time's "100 Women of the Year", the news magazine has revealed ahead of International Women's...