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Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Philippine authorities should independently investigate the circumstances surrounding the killing of journalist Ronnie Villamor and hold those responsible to account, says...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare insists his government will push on with the temporary suspension of Facebook while lawmakers...

By Laurens Ikinia in Auckland Media freedom defenders from Commonwealth countries have criticised many governments across the world that threaten and censor the work of...

COMMENT: By Wendy Amangongo Twenty years ago, the Solomon Islands government put restrictions on the media during and after the State of Public Emergency. This...

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 Georgina Kekea in Honiara The Solomon Islands cabinet has agreed to ban the world’s biggest social networking platform Facebook in the country. The submission for...

By Rachel Wong in Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government-funded broadcaster, Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), is under fire again. Last week, police arrested freelance TV producer...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A radio journalist has been shot dead outside his home by two gunmen on a motorcycle, Philippines police said - four...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom has called for a voluntary certification programme for Australian journalists as an essential step towards building...

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...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Today, October 16, marks the 45th anniversary of the Balibo Five – the five Australian-based Australian, British and New Zealand -...

REWIND: By Crispin Maslog Filipinos under 48 today were not yet born when Martial Law was imposed on the Philippines by the late and unlamented...

France 24 Focus report on the Chinese citizen journalists still missing after investigating Covid-19 in Wuhan. By France 24 Since coming to power in 2012, Chinese...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk In its new report, Safety of Journalists Covering Protests – Preserving Freedom of the Press During Times of Civil Unrest, the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Paris-based global media freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) suspects that a journalist gunned down yesterday in Sorsogon province, in the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The International Federation of Journalists and the Alliance of Independent Journalists have expressed concern over reports that several local journalists have...

ANALYSIS: By John Pilger in London When I first met Julian Assange more than 10 years ago, I asked him why he had started WikiLeaks....

The War on Journalism: The Case of Julian Assange, a film by Juan Passarelli @jlpassarelli By Simon Floth in Armidale, NSW Julian Assange is scheduled to...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Brisbane-based Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom calls for Chinese authorities to provide due process to Australian television journalist Cheng Lei and...

ANALYSIS: By Andreas Harsono in Jakarta Kate Walton wanted to cook klepon and she tweeted it – showing a bag of flour, pandan, coconut etc....

COMMENT: By David Robie The silence from Facebook is deafening and disturbing. At first, when I lodged my protests earlier this month to Facebook over the...