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RNZ Pacific Murder charges have been reinstated against the man suspected of killing French Polynesian journalist Jean-Pascal Couraud, known as "JPK" -- his byline, who...

By Arieta Vakasukawaqa in Suva FijiFirst party general secretary Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum claims they are fighting The Fiji Times and Communications Fiji Ltd -- not political...

Mediasia Iafor New Zealand journalist and academic David Robie has covered the Asia-Pacific region for international media for more than four decades. An advocate for media...

BenarNews Philippine police have announced the arrest of a suspect in the killing of a radio journalist who was known for criticising President Ferdinand Marcos...

Pacific Media Watch The #HoldTheLine Coalition has urged President Marcos of the Philippines to end persecution of journalists and independent media by dropping all charges...

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...

By Jairo Bolledo in Manila The Philippines Court of Appeals has denied the motion for reconsideration filed by Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Rappler CEO...

ANALYSIS: By Danilo Arana Arao in Manila Upon assuming the Philippines presidency on 30 June 2022, Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr -- the only son and...

UQ News Journalists may face decades in prison for "foreign interference" offences unless urgent changes are made to Australia’s national security laws, according to a...

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...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Civicus Monitor has documented an uptick in restrictions on civic space by the Solomon Islands government, which led to the...

ANALYSIS: By Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov in Oslo We call for a world in which technology is built in service of humanity and where...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato and Claire Breen, University of Waikato With only six days left for submissions to the select committee examining...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The co-founder of Tabloid Jubi, Victor Mambor has been presented with the 2022 Udin Award from Indonesia's Alliance of Independent Journalists...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Solomon Islands government has threatened to ban or deport foreign journalists "disrespectful" of the country’s relationship with China, according to...

ANALYSIS: By Kyle Delbyck of the TrialWatch Initiative Journalist Muhammad Asrul is awaiting word from Indonesia’s Supreme Court about whether he will spend further time...

By Jairo Bolledo in Manila A Philippine court has granted alternative news site Bulatlat’s plea to temporarily unblock its website citing constitutional press freedom rights. In...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The head of the Solomon Islands state-owned broadcaster has defended its role in the face of the government tightening control --...

By Jairo Bolledo of Rappler in Manila Former Philippines vice-presidential candidate and Laban ng Masa chairperson Walden Bello has been arrested for two counts of...

RNZ News A year on from the fall of Kabul, Australian reporter Lynne O’Donnell returned to Afghanistan -- and now says she’ll never go back. O’Donnell...

By Vijay Narayan of Fijivillage in Suva The Fiji Media Association has expressed concern about amendments to media laws that were passed in Parliament last...