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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 Centre Newsdesk Indonesia's West Papua province has again been recorded as having the worst democracy index in the republic, reports CNN Indonesia. This year...

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...

The Samoa Observer media freedom video, Journalism Without Fear or Favour. By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Papua New Guinea's two daily newspapers...

The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned an op-ed by a pro-government military commander in Fiji last week defending curbs on freedom of...

Pacific Media Watch The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on Hong Kong authorities to drop all charges against Jimmy Lai, founder and chair of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Newly released documents show that another government agency along with the Australian Federal Police was involved in the investigation that led...

By RNZ Pacific One of Vanuatu's leading journalists has said the right to information law has contributed to an air of openness in the country. The...

By António Sampaio in Dili, Timor-Leste New debates in Timor-Leste are circulating about political interference in newsrooms. Attempts to condition or determine that somebody cannot...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have written a joint open letter to the prosecutor-general of...

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

By RNZ Morning Report New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrived today for the leader's retreat at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru where she...

Papua New Guinea threatened to temporarily ban Facebook earlier this year. With the APEC conference looming in November, the question remains whether this was...

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 Sylvester Gawi in Lae The greatest challenge facing journalism in Papua New Guinea today is that there is no freedom of the press. Journalists...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Vanuatu Daily Post editor Jane Joshua, a journalist who has set new standards for social justice and human rights reporting in...

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 Joshua Lafoai in Apia A research paper by a National University of Samoa lecturer warns media freedom in Samoa still faces many challenges. Media freedom...

The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in an event...

ANALYSIS: By Malou Mangahas in Manila Eight years ago on 23 November 2009, 32 journalists were among the 58 who were killed in what is...