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By Pacific Media Watch The Arab Spring opened the door to some greater freedoms in Middle East news media and some social change in spite...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Media Association blong Vanuatu (MAV), in commending the recent passing of a Right...

By Matilda Simmons in Suva Two prominent Fiji lawyers and members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights had a go...

Media monitors say Myanmar's restrictive media laws raise concerns about press freedom under the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, who is well-known for...

AL Jazeera's report on the crisis in Myanmar: The video includes exclusive interviews with villagers who reveal accounts of military officers killing a 13-year-old...

By TJ Aumua in Auckland Pacific journalist Barbara Dreaver says she is 'thrilled' to be able to report in Fiji again, after being blacklisted from the...

Experts from Southeast Asian nations have identified key challenges facing media in their region. They propose three fundamental areas of action for civil society, governments...

New Zealand journalist Michael Field has said the announcement by the Fiji government to lift its ban on foreign journalists in the country is...

An online petition to drop the defamation case against two East Timorese journalist’s is calling for urgent international support, stating that the prosecution of...

A Rappler video on YouTube of the ousting of Senator Leila de Lima yesterday as chair of the Justice Committee. The senator is one...

By Nadia Marai in Port Moresby Media staff have been threatened and harassed by supporters of Western Province Governor Ati Wobiro, provincial administrator Madowa Gumoi...

In this "PNG Diehard" citizen video last month, Papua New Guinea police are seen and heard open-firing at students from the University of PNG...

By David Robie Strained relations between the President-elect of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, and much of the news media before he even takes office this...

Le Va, in partnership with Pasifika media, has launched the "Pasifika media guidelines for reporting suicide". This whiteboard video provides an overview. OPINION: By Kalafi...

OPINION: By Amando Doronila in Canberra Let there be no mistake about this. Since his proclamation by Congress as President-elect,  Rodrigo Duterte has engaged the...

Two digital journalists based in Makassar, in the region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, have been attacked while attending an event held by Makassar branch...

With media freedoms on the decline in Hong Kong, amid growing fears of "mainlandisation", is the press still performing its function as a watchdog?...

As Television New Zealand's news boss calls for the ban on Barbara Dreaver entering Fiji to be lifted, the Pacific correspondent has responded to...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says it is appalled by a police attack on a woman journalist during a student demonstration that was dispersed violently...

By Nasik Swami in Suva Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has labelled the New Zealand media as "generally hostile". Speaking during the banquet to welcome New Zealand...

The Media Council of Papua New Guinea has condemned a police assault on a woman journalist during yesterday's confrontation between University of Papua New...

By Barbara Dreaver, TVNZ's Pacific Correspondent According to Prime Minister John Key, the 2006 Fiji coup is ancient history and the time is right for...