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By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare insists his government will push on with the temporary suspension of Facebook while lawmakers...

By Georgina Kekea in Honiara The Solomon Islands cabinet has agreed to ban the world’s biggest social networking platform Facebook in the country. The submission for...

COMMENT: By David Robie The silence from Facebook is deafening and disturbing. At first, when I lodged my protests earlier this month to Facebook over the...

By Charlotte Cook, RNZ News journalist As covid-19 spreads around the world, it can be daunting keeping up with the information. For RNZ, the news...

By RNZ Pacific Facebook has been urged by media freedom advocates to restore an article it pulled ostensibly because the piece violated its rules on...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Facebook to restore an article that was censored for violating its rules on nudity...

By RNZ Pacific Hostile media environments pose growing challenges to Melanesia's democracies, according to a new edition of the Pacific Journalism Review. With its first special...

Pacific Media Watch Host Oscar Perress talked to contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Sri Krishnamurthi today about Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's government rejecting a...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A request by the Philippines’ biggest radio and TV network for a new franchise has been rejected by a congressional committee...

By Moch. Fiqih Prawira Adjie in Jakarta A panel of judges at the Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) has granted a lawsuit filed by civil...

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...

Reporters Without Borders has just published its annual World Press Freedom Index ranking countries over censorship. Video: Hannah Cleaver/DW PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY: By David Robie,...

ANALYSIS: By Peter Greste of The University of Queensland It is easy to assume Australia has a free press. Our squawky newspapers are filled with...

By Samantha Bagayas in Manila A campus journalist from the University of the East (UE) in the Philippines was allegedly forced to issue a public...

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...

President Rodrigo Duterte takes legal action to shut down the biggest broadcaster in the Philippines in what is being described as the most severe...

Solicitor-General Jose Calida has shocked media freedom defenders by filing a petition against the television network giant ABS-CBN barely a month before its franchise...

Pacific Media Watch Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Philippine parliamentarians to resist President Rodrigo Duterte’s threats and ensure the survival of ABS-CBN, the...

By Michael Andrew Journalists across Papua New Guinea have spoken out in support of EMTV news director Neville Choi after his "unacceptable" termination from a...

ANALYSIS: By Wendy Bacon Journalism is not a crime, which is why we must support Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in his battle against extradition to...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Cook Islands censor has backtracked on its initial decision to ban Rocketman. Instead, the Cook Islands Internal Affairs has followed the...