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By Colin Peacock, editor of Mediawatch NZ The attack in Christchurch has forced New Zealand news media to rethink the way they work, whose voices...

By Mong Palatino in Manila Several media groups in the Philippines marked the World Day Against Cyber Censorship this week by holding a protest to...

By Shailendra Singh in Suva The University of the South Pacific's recent 50th anniversary marked 30 years of existence for its regional journalism programme. In...

By Jeremy Rose of RNZ Mediawatch Seven senior New Zealand journalists spent a week in Hawai'i late last year and produced just one story between...

By Fitria Chusna Farisa in Jakarta The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has called on the Indonesian police to release Jakarta State University lecturer Robertus...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Timor-Leste Press Union has protested in front of the Philippine Embassy in the capital Dili in solidarity with indicted Journalist...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Paris-based global media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned yesterday's arrest of Maria Ressa, editor of the independent...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Samoan anti-government blogger Malele Paulo has been arrested, reports RNZ Pacific. Malele, who uses the pseudonym "King Faipopo", was held in police...

By Dieqy Hasbi Widhana in Jakarta Indonesia's National Press Day (HPN), which falls on February 9 - yesterday, is a reminder of the murder of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the latest "absurd charges" that the Philippine Justice Department is planning to bring against the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Thai authorities to shed all possible light on the disappearance of Truong Duy...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Timor-Leste’s Press Council (TLPC) has strongly condemned political interference in the country’s public broadcasting service (RTTL) newsroom where political-appointed advisers for...

By António Sampaio in Dili, Timor-Leste New debates in Timor-Leste are circulating about political interference in newsrooms. Attempts to condition or determine that somebody cannot...

By Blessen Tom Pacific media freedom and ignorance of Pacific issues by mainstream media in New Zealand are growing challenges for the region, says a...

Pacific Media Centre newsdesk The Pacific Media Centre has wrapped up the academic year with a seminar dedicated to democracy and media freedom in the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have written a joint open letter to the prosecutor-general of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The statistics globally are chilling. And the Asia-Pacific region bears the brunt of the killing of journalists with impunity disproportionately. Revelations in...

Six in 10 countries now seriously repressing civic freedoms, according to findings in the latest Civicus Monitor, a global research collaboration tracking fundamental freedoms...

COMMENT: By Bryan Kramer, MP for Madang Papua New Guinea's O'Neill government has taken revenge against senior EMTV Reporter Scott Waide, who was suspended over...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Media Council of PNG has called on the board and management of Media Niugini Limited to allow senior EMTV journalist Scott...

OPINION: By Dr Lino Jeremaih Tom, MP for Wabag The suspension of EMTV deputy news editor Scott Waide has brought us to a new low...

Scott Waide's blog highlights an open letter by Genesis Ketan, director of news, PNGFM: As director of News for PNGFM, I am very disappointed at...