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FIRST PERSON: By Ben Strang, RNZ News reporter RNZ reporter Ben Strang was on the streets before the latest lockdown when he was attacked, and...

SPECIAL REPORT: By David Robie It is open season again for Indonesian trolls targeting Asia Pacific Report and other media with fake news and disinformation...

Facebook News Facebook has today launched a public education campaign to help people in five Pacific Island countries and territories learn how to identify and...

By Katie Doyle, RNZ News reporter A Christchurch woman is furious a flyer from the New Zealand disinformation group Voices For Freedom ended up in...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk New Zealand's leading daily newspaper has warned the country against complacency over the covid-19 pandemic and to look to Fiji for...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Fiji has dropped three places in the latest Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index and been condemned for its treatment...

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...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk In a lawsuit filed with the public prosecutor in Paris this week, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has accused Facebook of “deceptive...

Have the New Zealand government’s covid-related messages been getting through to Pacific and non-Pacific ethnic communities in South Auckland? Justin Latif tried to find...

By Eleisha Foon, RNZ Pacific journalist The race is on to reach Pasifika communities in New Zealand to counter the spread of misinformation about the...

By Katie Doyle of RNZ News A new anti-vaccine publication with links to the Advance New Zealand fringe political party should be ripped up and...

OPEN LETTER: By Gary Juffa in Port Moresby Dear all, I had covid-19. I am now covid-free for 13 days now. Not sure where I contracted it,...

By RNZ News A ragtag group of about 150 people gathered on the New Zealand Parliament's forecourt today to demand an end to covid-19 lockdowns. The...

ANALYSIS: By Timothy Graham, Queensland University of Technology Amid the chaos in the US Capitol, stoked largely by rhetoric from President Donald Trump, Twitter has...

By Ivany Atina Arbi in Jakarta Indonesia saw a one-day record of 4465 new covid-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases...

By RNZ News Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says people in the city are, by and large, following the rules and prosecution shouldn't be ruled out...

By Anusha Bradley, RNZ News reporter New Zealand churches with US links are being blamed for spreading covid-19 misinformation. Health Minister Chris Hipkins has said some...

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...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie Indonesia recently hosted a bold public relations window-dressing expo in Auckland presenting itself as a “Pacific” nation while attempting to provide...

By Christine O. Avendaño in Manila News website Rappler has found millions of false social media accounts spreading fake news linked originally to the 2016...

OPINION: By Chris Trotter You have to go a long way to find anything remotely resembling Australia’s current treatment of New Zealand. For a supposedly friendly...