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The Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 announced in Oslo today. Video: Rappler livestream Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Rappler chief executive Maria Ressa of the Philippines and...

EDITORIAL: By the Fiji Times editor-in-chief Fred Wesley Fiji's Assistant Minister for iTaukei Affairs Selai Adimaitoga said quite a lot on Friday in her end...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says it is very disturbed by the “11 journalism rules” that the Taliban announced at a meeting...

By Colin Peacock, RNZ Mediawatch presenter Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks prompted the US to invade Afghanistan, the Taliban announced they have taken the...

COMMENTARY: By Shailendra Singh in Suva Do the Fiji news media represent a wide range of political perspectives? Fiji’s national media, like media elsewhere, would cover...

By Felix Chaudhary in Suva Fijian Media Association president Stanley Simpson says a journalist who asked Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum to respond to comments made against...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Phil Thornton The military’s brutality is a daily reality for all the people of Myanmar. As Myanmar’s army prepares to deploy and...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Publicly, the Taliban have undertaken to protect journalists and respect press freedom but the reality in Afghanistan is completely different, says...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Philippines tabloid editor Gwenn Salamida has been shot dead by a robber in her recently opened salon in Quezon City. The International...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on the Taliban to immediately cease harassing and attacking journalists for their work, allow...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Journalism Research and Education Association of Australia (JERAA) has urged the Australian government to make a strong commitment to supporting...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The #HoldTheLine (#HTL) Coalition has welcomed the dismissal of a cyber-libel charge against Rappler CEO and founder Maria Ressa in the...

Journalists already under threat of military arrest, jail and torture in Myanmar are now fronting a covid-19 national crisis as the virus rips through...

SPECIAL REPORT: By David Robie It is open season again for Indonesian trolls targeting Asia Pacific Report and other media with fake news and disinformation...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has warned the news media that the country's emergency powers enable the government to target...

By Gaby Baizas in Manila What started out as a simple image has inspired Filipino artists across the nation to "stand up" for what they...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk In the wake of this week's revelations about the Pegasus spyware, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and two journalists with French and...

ANALYSIS: By Dan McGarry, The Village Explainer I wasn’t invited to the inaugural Vanuatu media awards a couple of weeks ago. Nor was I asked...

The Press Freedom Tracker launch video featuring Peter Greste and the tracker team. Video: AJF Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Peter Greste-fronted Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom...

By Lian Buan in Manila Veteran journalist and former chairman of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) Jose Jaime "Nonoy" Espina has...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has published a gallery of grim portraits -- those of 37 heads of state or government who...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has staged parallel protests outside the Chinese embassies in Paris and Berlin, holding funeral-style processions to denounce...