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By Geraldine Panapasa, editor-in-chief of Wansolwara News in Suva Addressing the training development deficit in the Fiji media industry can stem journalist attrition and improve coverage...

By Rusiate Baleilevuka of Fijivillage in Suva “We need to scrap or reform the Media Industry Development Act.” This is one of the key recommendations in...

By Vijay Narayan of Fijivillage in Suva The Fiji Media Association has expressed concern about amendments to media laws that were passed in Parliament last...

By Vijay Narayan of Fijivillage People’s Alliance leader Sitiveni Rabuka says a People’s Alliance government will scrap the draconian Media Industry Development Act and allow...

By Vijay Narayan and Naveel Krishant in Suva The Fijian Media Association says the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) 2020 World Press Freedom Index report is...

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...

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...

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

ANALYSIS: By Diana Bossio, Swinburne University of Technology Facebook this week made good on its threat to block Australians from accessing or posting news content....

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare insists his government will push on with the temporary suspension of Facebook while lawmakers...

By Trevor Wahune in Port Moresby North Fly MP James Donald yesterday made an appearance in Papua New Guinea's Waigani Committal Court to face cyber...

By RNZ Pacific Hostile media environments pose growing challenges to Melanesia's democracies, according to a new edition of the Pacific Journalism Review. With its first special...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Sixty press freedom groups and civil society organisations, journalism institutions, filmmakers, and other supporters have formed a coalition in support of...

By Lian Buan  in Manila Rappler chief executive Maria Ressa and former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr have filed a motion for partial reconsideration, appealing...

By Lian Buan in Manila Rappler chief executive and executive editor Maria Ressa and former Rappler researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos have been convicted today...

Pacific Media Watch Timor-Leste's Minister of Justice plans to present to the Council of Ministers a proposal to include criminal defamation in the country’s penal...

By Antonio Sampaio in Dili Former East Timorese President José Ramos-Horta says it is not opportune for the government to be debating the possible criminalisation...

By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch  The New South Wales Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal which sought to challenge a...

By Assumpta Buchanan in Honiara Solomon Islands police are investigating several people, including prominent female development and social justice commentator Wendy Amangongo, for recent articles...

ANALYSIS: By Peter Greste of The University of Queensland It is easy to assume Australia has a free press. Our squawky newspapers are filled with...

By RSF in London During the first week of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s US extradition hearing in London, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) was concerned by...

Pacific Media Watch The Philippines top state lawyer has filed a lawsuit against the country’s key television broadcaster with “guns blazing” but he ought to...