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By Hamish Cardwell, RNZ News senior journalist A Māori health leader says a new international misinformation study confirms the alarm many were desperately trying to...

ANALYSIS: By Sean Phelan, Massey University One striking feature of the “freedom convoy” protests in Ottawa, Wellington and elsewhere has been the intense antagonism towards...

RNZ News Police say misinformation and a "range of different causes and motivations" are making it difficult to resolve the situation with protesters at New...

RNZ Pacific New Zealand, Australia and other nations in the Pacific need to do more to combat rampant vaccine misinformation in Pacific Island countries, which...

RNZ News Thousands of protesters turned up at New Zealand's Parliament today, demanding an end to covid restrictions, while another group blocked Auckland's northern boundary...

ANALYSIS: By Fraser Macdonald, University of Waikato Only 1.7 percent of Papua New Guineans have been fully vaccinated against covid-19. This has been a cause...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Sri Krishnamurthi October 2021 was a horror month for Facebook as the headlines screamed “Facebook under fire” which started with the social...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A Fiji opposition political leader has accused the government of a "transition to a police state" with middle of the night...

FIRST PERSON: By Ben Strang, RNZ News reporter RNZ reporter Ben Strang was on the streets before the latest lockdown when he was attacked, and...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has warned the news media that the country's emergency powers enable the government to target...

By Repeka Nasiko in Lautoka A video by a Fiji doctor on adverse side effects of the AstraZeneca vaccine has been misconstrued to support conspiracy...

Facebook News Facebook has today launched a public education campaign to help people in five Pacific Island countries and territories learn how to identify and...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Australia's leading journalism education advocacy body has marked World Press Freedom Day by condemning attacks on journalism education and research, including...

By Sue Ahearn, founder of The Pacific Newsroom and former editor, ABC International A PNG member of Parliament died from covid-19 this week but it...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Australia and New Zealand - plus other key donors - need to urgently step up and provide assistance to Papuan New...

OPEN LETTER: By Gary Juffa in Port Moresby Dear all, I had covid-19. I am now covid-free for 13 days now. Not sure where I contracted it,...

By RNZ News A ragtag group of about 150 people gathered on the New Zealand Parliament's forecourt today to demand an end to covid-19 lockdowns. The...

ANALYSIS: By Timothy Graham, Queensland University of Technology Amid the chaos in the US Capitol, stoked largely by rhetoric from President Donald Trump, Twitter has...

By RNZ News Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says people in the city are, by and large, following the rules and prosecution shouldn't be ruled out...

By RNZ Pacific Samoa's Director-General of Health says the country remains free of the covid-19 coronavirus so the public should not believe rumours to the...

By Hayden Donnell, RNZ Mediawatch producer The announcement that Auckland was going into lockdown for a second time was met with a deluge of conspiracy...

ANALYSIS: By Tobias R. Keller and Rosalie Gillett of the Queensland University of Technology Even before the coronavirus arrived to turn life upside down and...