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By Justin Latif in Suva Despite the many challenges faced by Pacific journalists in recent years, the recent Pacific International Media Conference highlighted the incredible...

NBC News A former newspaper editor believes the journalism profession in Papua New Guinea and other Pacific Island countries is in crisis. Team leader of the...

Wansolwara News Here is the speech by Papua New Guinea's Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Timothy Masiu, at the 2024 Pacific International Media Conference...

By Khalia Strong of Pacific Media Network News If the pen is mightier than the sword, then an army of journalists has assembled in Fiji’s...

By Mark Pearson Journalists, publishers, academics, diplomats and NGO representatives from throughout the Asia-Pacific region will gather for the 2024 Pacific International Media Conference hosted...

Pacific Media Watch The Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA) has joined media freedom groups supporting Julian Assange, an Australian citizen whose unjust...

Wansolwara News The University of the South Pacific journalism programme is hosting a cohort student journalists from Australia's Queensland University of Technology this week. Led by...

The National in Port Moresby The Papua New Guinea government plans to introduce laws to curb free speech and freedom of the press, former prime...

Pacific Media Watch More than 100 media leaders from around the world have joined Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in signing an unprecedented joint statement expressing...

By Lydia Lewis and Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific journalists The Fiji Parliament has voted to "kill" a draconian media law in Suva today, sending newsrooms...

By Arieta Vakasukawaqa in Suva Communications Fiji Ltd (CFL) chair William Parkinson has called for a repeal of Fiji's Media Industry Development Act 2010 and...

The National Papua New Guinea's The National newspaper has welcomed a statement by the Information and Communication Technology Department (DICT) that the government has no...

ANALYSIS: By Scott Waide in Port Moresby The new media development policy being proposed by the Papua New Guinea Communications Minister, Timothy Masiu, could lead...

Pacific Media Watch A New Zealand-based media research and publication group has called for an "urgent rethink" on Papua New Guinea's draft media development policy,...

PNG Post-Courier An anti-corruption NGO in Papua New Guinea has criticised the haste with which the government is conducting consultation on a draft National Media...

By Rebecca Kuku Media is not a tool of government to promote its agenda -- however altruistic that agenda may be, says media academic Dr...

By Geraldine Panapasa in Suva While steps are being taken behind the scenes by Fiji's coalition government to review the country's existing media legislation, civil...

ANALYSIS: By Colin Peacock, RNZ Mediawatch presenter Prime Minister Chris Hipkins has confirmed today what pundits have predicted for weeks: the plan for a public...

By Repeka Nasiko in Lautoka Fiji's Media Industry Development Act will soon be reviewed over the next few weeks. Speaking to The Fiji Times in Lautoka...

Pacific Media Watch Radio Australia's Pacific Beat reports today on how Fiji has fared under the draconian Media Act that has restricted media freedom over...

By Arieta Vakasukawaqa in Suva Fiji's much-anticipated Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) Act review is now being drafted and expected to be tabled at the...

By Pauliasi Mateboto in Suva Fiji Deputy Prime Minister Viliame Gavoka says the Media Industry Development Act will be replaced soon. Speaking to members of the...