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By Geraldine Panapasa, editor-in-chief of Wansolwara “Relief!” That was the word from Fiji Times Ltd publisher Hank Arts after High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe acquitted...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The High Court in Suva has found the Fiji Times Ltd, its three senior executives and a letter writer not guilty...

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 Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielelgaoi has accused his Tongan counterpart 'Akilisi Pohiva of being "jello" - jealous - of Samoa's media freedom...

By Colleen Murrell in Melbourne For journalists who cover Afghanistan, the bombing that killed nine local reporters last week in Kabul was a sober reminder...

By Thomas Brent, Tom O'Connell, Janelle Retka in Phnom Penh Cambodia’s last independent newspaper has had its editorial team gutted after its managing editor, web...

BOOK REVIEW: By Bambang Muryanto in Yogyakarta A Dutch freelance journalist, Rohan (a pen name), had been interested in the political turmoil in Papua...

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...

In this World Press Freedom Day video, Filipino journalists Ed Lingao, Jason Gutierrez, Inday Espina-Varona, Ezra Acayan, and JC Gotinga speak about facing threats...

By Laiseana Nasiga in Suva Final-year student journalists at the University of the South Pacific took centre stage at this year’s World Press Freedom Day...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A senior journalist in Papua New Guinea says there is no media freedom in the country and journalists are often working...

The media freedom monitoring group Reporters Without Borders details how it has trained journalists in Afghanistan to be aware of double suicide bomb attacks....

By Colin Peacock, editor of RNZ Mediawatch Facebook has been under fire for some time for distributing misinformation and fake news to a potential audience...

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 The Chinese model of state-controlled news and information is being copied in other Asian countries, especially Vietnam and Cambodia, says the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Facebook has censored a West Papuan image by a Vanuatu-based photojournalist for the second time in less than four days -...

BRIEFING: By Colin Peacock of RNZ Mediawatch While a former US President’s visit preoccupied the New Zealand media this week, the state visit of the...

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...

Vanuatu Daily Post in Port Vila Australian-born lawyer Dane Thornburgh, who has offices in Vanuatu and Australia, employed bullying tactics yesterday morning in a tense...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Philippine authorities to stop hounding Rappler, after officials confirmed that a previously dismissed...