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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...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A prominent Cook Islands lawyer intends to take a court challenge against the censor’s impending ban of the film Rocketman, reports the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The movie Rocketman is likely to be banned in the Cook Islands, despite having already been in the cinema for a...

By Justin Fa’afia in Apia The Samoa Censorship Board has banned the screening of Rocketman – a biographical movie about the life of British rock...

COMMENTARY: By Alexandra Menzies of UTS Central News in Sydney As I stood out the front of the ABC's Sydney headquarters on Wednesday morning (June...

ANALYSIS: By Denis Muller of the University of Melbourne In their raids on media organisations, journalists and whistleblowers, the Australian Federal Police have shown themselves...

By Rebecca Ananian-Welsh of The University of Queensland The Australian Federal Police has this week conducted two high-profile raids on journalists who have exposed...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk After the latest Australian federal police raid targeting the media - this time the Sydney headquarters of the national public broadcaster...

COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide The reason why politicians in Papua New Guinea are afraid of Facebook is because it has done more in the last...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Papua New Guinea Prime Minister’s call to “crack down” on social media has created immediate controversy, with politicians and journalists...

By Michael Andrew Media freedom in Melanesia will be the focus of the next edition of Pacific Journalism Review in partnership the Melanesian Media...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

By Mong Palatino of Global Voices Fiji’s Online Safety Act took effect this month amid concerns that it will be used to censor the internet. The...

Ousted Timorese RTTL television chief fought hard to prevent political pressure on his journalists. Video: RTTLEP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The ousted president of Timor-Leste's public...

Six in 10 countries now seriously repressing civic freedoms, according to findings in the latest Civicus Monitor, a global research collaboration tracking fundamental freedoms...