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By David Robie A Fiji-based academic challenged the Pacific region’s media and policymakers today over climate crisis coverage, asking whether the discriminatory style of reporting...

By David Robie A human rights advocate appealed tonight for people in Aotearoa New Zealand to take personal responsibility in the fight against disinformation and...

COMMENTARY: By Gavin Ellis New Zealand's Ombudsman, Peter Boshier, has given government agency media teams a well-deserved kick up the fundamental over some of their...

COMMENTARY: By Michael Field Just the other day a robot guard came along a corridor in a special digital prison, consulted his flatscreen embedded on...

EDITORIAL: By Fiji Times editor-in-chief Fred Wesley Democracy! We may differ in how we understand and value democracy. But what is the essence of democracy? On...

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...