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Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, the Minister responsible for Telecommunications, has informed Parliament that a cyber crime bill currently being developed will address 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...

Golden Pen winner Maria Ressa talks about "government impunity" over "war on drugs" killings and social media hate speech. Video: Rappler Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Rappler...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Oro Governor Garry Juffa says the people of PNG find it "frightening" and "alarming"  that the Papua New Guinea government is...

A near confrontation on the floor of Parliament on Friday, with the Papua New Guinea Opposition walking out in protest over the referral of...

By Melisha Yafoi in Beijing Students studying in Beijing, China, have described the move by Papua New Guinea's Communications Minister Sam Basil to suspend Facebook...

By Litia Cava in Suva High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe is set to deliver his verdict on Tuesday after the three assessors returned with...

By Talebula Kate in Suva The three assessors in The Fiji Times sedition trial tonight returned a unanimous not guilty opinion on all counts. They found...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Australian journalist and academic who spent more than a year in an Egyptian prison has welcomed Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's...

By Jean Bell in Auckland An alarming number of "targeted" journalists being killed and West Papua media for independence were just some of the topics...

BRIEFING: Special report by Jodesz Gavilan and Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Human rights activists say that the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is...

By Ryan Dagur in Jakarta A wave of protests has swept Indonesia in recent days after legislation criminalising criticism of lawmakers took effect last week. President...

ANALYSIS: By Marites Dañguilan Vitug in Manila A year ago, the White House barred some members of the press from attending an informal briefing, a...

By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila Bishops have called for vigilance in the face of a "creeping dictatorship," as the Philippines marked the 32nd anniversary...

EDITORIAL OPINION: Dan McGarry and Marc Neil-Jones of the Vanuatu Daily Post call for media associations and professionals throughout the Pacific to act to...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Kodao Productions, a Philippine alternative news website, is still down after being the target of a cyber-attack six days ago and...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Johan Lidberg in Melbourne Australia is a world leader in passing the most amendments to existing and new anti-terror and security laws...

On The Listening Post this week: Rappler battles with authorities plus climate sceptics and the media platforms they get. Video: Al Jazeera As Rappler, a...

Rappler’s CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa says that the Philippine government spends a lot of effort to turn journalism into a crime which...

By Yovinus Guntur in Banyuwangi, Indonesia An Indonesian court has convicted and sentenced an environmentalist to 10 months in prison on a charge of spreading...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in condemning the reported arrest of...

Kiwi Fair Go Debate #KiwiFairGo - tonight at 8pm. OPINION: By Martyn Bradbury of The Daily Blog I love New Zealand's democracy. It’s representative, it allows...