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COMMENTARY: By John Minto The absolute impunity which the Aotearoa New Zealand government has given to Israel’s racist apartheid regime over many decades and the...

RNZ Pacific Fiji has been ranked as the worst place in the Pacific region for journalists in the latest assessment by the global press freedom...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk A Melbourne-based Indonesian media academic has warned that declining media freedom in Australia is undermining the country's ability to project liberal...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The next Australian government must recommit to press freedom by putting in place overdue reforms to support public interest journalism, says...

OBITUARY: By the PNG Post-Courier "Iron" we called him. And so he was, our iron man at Papua New Guinea's Post-Courier in Lawes Road, Port...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Hong Kong independent media Stand News has announced it has shut down following the arrest last week of six current and...

By Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia-Pacific ReportThe troubled nation of Solomon Islands, whose Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare won a no-confidence vote 32 votes...

By Anish Chand in Suva Of 1000 Fijians surveyed by Transparency International, 11 percent claimed they were asked for sexual favours in exchange for government...

By Geraldine Panapasa in Suva Information as a public good is a powerful theme for this year’s World Press Freedom Day and serves as a...

By Marjorie Finkeo in Port Moresby Thirty Papua New Guinea Defence Force soldiers are working with other security personnel and the NCD covid-19 team to...

By Kalinga Seneviratne in Sydney The tech juggernaut Facebook’s shock decision to block all news feeds from Australian media outlets this week in response to...

COMMENT: By Kasun Ubayasiri in Brisbane It has indeed been a few strange days for Australian news media. Apparently, monopolies are bad if they are...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the arbitrary and opaque experiments that Google is conducting with its search engine in Australia,...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Struggling businesses have expressed concerns and international media rights groups have condemned the Solomon Islands government’s proposal to temporarily ban...

By RNZ Pacific The court case in New Caledonia brought by French Polynesia's pro-independence leader Oscar Temaru against the French prosecutor over the Faa'a community...

By Jose Sarito Amaral in Balibo The Jornal Independente newspaper has been awarded Timor-Leste's mediaoutlet of the year prize in the National Press Council’s 2019...

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...