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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...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A new platform for storytelling and public interest journalism, showcasing the best work produced by Australian university journalism programmes, has been...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The news editor for National Media Group (GMN) in Timor-Leste has been dismissed due to his role as the TL Press...

"How your newspaper gets to you" ... Vanuatu Daily Press press rolling with the day's news. Video: VDP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Vanuatu Daily Post,...

ANALYSIS: By Peter Manning Michelle Guthrie has been badly treated – not by being sacked, but by being hired in the first place. As a...

Climate change is a major worry to the Pacific Islands and it was the major talking point at the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) earlier...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Five days after Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to seven years in prison on a trumped-up...

ANALYSIS: The three-hour "detention" of television New Zealand Pacific affairs reporter Barbara Dreaver for "breaking protocols" over interviewing refugees on Nauru. But Josef Benedict...

By RNZ Morning Report New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrived today for the leader's retreat at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru where she...

Television New Zealand Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver tells media of her three-hour detention by Nauru police after interviewing a refugee today. She was stripped...

By RNZ Pacific New Zealand journalist Barbara Dreaver has been detained by authorities in Nauru while covering the Pacific Islands Forum summit, reports Television New...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has condemned the seven-year prison sentences imposed on two Reuters reporters in the Myanmar city of Yangon yesterday...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Amnesty International has joined 80 other NGOs in urging Pacific leaders to demand the closure of the Australian-funded immigration detention camp on...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The village of Baliau on Papua New Guinea's Manam island has publicly apologised to an assaulted journalist reporting for The National...