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SPECIAL REPORT: By Sri Krishnamurthi October 2021 was a horror month for Facebook as the headlines screamed “Facebook under fire” which started with the social...

By Marysilla Kellerton in Port Moresby Demonstrators gathered in Port Moresby yesterday for a march to Parliament in protest over the covid-19 vaccines, which they...

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...

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...

EDITORIAL: By David Robie, editor of Asia Pacific Report Asia Pacific Report, the Auckland-based independent news and analysis website, has been increasingly targeted by Indonesian...

ANALYSIS: By Diana Bossio, Swinburne University of Technology Facebook this week made good on its threat to block Australians from accessing or posting news content....

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk In the wake of Twitter’s decision to shut down President Donald Trump’s accounts for good, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has proposed...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's Controller of the National Pandemic Response and Police Commissioner, David Manning, has told the public that a rumour...

By Dr Crispin Maslog in Manila As fake news on Covid-19 spreads faster than the virus, scientists call for a halt to the "infodemic". As China...

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...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Journalists have gathered for a three-day event at the University of the South Pacific in Suva to discuss the rise of...

By Pauline Macaraeg in Manila Another "fake news" row has broken in the Philippines in the wake of the mid-term elections this week with Vice-President...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby Cabinet will review social media platforms in Papua New Guinea when it convenes on Thursday, says Prime Minister Peter...

By Pia Ranada in Manila Besieged by criticisms and questions about the veracity of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's "ouster plot matrix", Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo...

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 Ben Strang of RNZ News Thousands of New Zealanders do not believe the official version of the mosque terror attacks in Christchurch. About 5 percent...

By Gelo Gonzales in Manila Facebook has taken down 200 pages and accounts organised by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s social media manager in his 2016...

By Ainur Rohmah in Jakarta Fake news and hate speech are inundating Indonesia on and offline with the country’s general election just two months away...

By Marguerite Afra Sapiie in Jakarta Indonesian social media activist Permadi Arya has threatened to file a Rp 1 trillion (NZ$107 million) lawsuit against Facebook...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Fiji Times has appealed to readers to report a fake Facebook account purporting to be the official page of the...

BRIEFING: By Geraldine Panapasa in Suva Like it or not, social media has become part and parcel of almost everyday discussions. Whether it’s talk about the...