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Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Civicus Monitor has documented an uptick in restrictions on civic space by the Solomon Islands government, which led to the...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato and Claire Breen, University of Waikato With only six days left for submissions to the select committee examining...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The co-founder of Tabloid Jubi, Victor Mambor has been presented with the 2022 Udin Award from Indonesia's Alliance of Independent Journalists...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Solomon Islands government has threatened to ban or deport foreign journalists "disrespectful" of the country’s relationship with China, according to...

ANALYSIS: By Kyle Delbyck of the TrialWatch Initiative Journalist Muhammad Asrul is awaiting word from Indonesia’s Supreme Court about whether he will spend further time...

By Jairo Bolledo in Manila A Philippine court has granted alternative news site Bulatlat’s plea to temporarily unblock its website citing constitutional press freedom rights. In...

RNZ News A year on from the fall of Kabul, Australian reporter Lynne O’Donnell returned to Afghanistan -- and now says she’ll never go back. O’Donnell...

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...

RNZ Pacific The Solomon Islands government has prompted anger by ordering the censorship of the national broadcaster. The government of Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has forbidden...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Brussels-based International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the censoring of the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) as an "assault...

By Annika Burgess of ABC Pacific Beat The Solomon Islands government has ordered the country's national broadcaster to self-censor its news and other paid programmes...

Solomon Times The Solomon islands Prime Minister's office (PMO) has accused local news media of being involved in a "war on media freedom” that is...

COMMENTARY: By Ajay Bhai Amrit in Suva Bula readers. As some of you might be aware, I am a member of various media bodies and...

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 Sirwan Kajjo in Dili In a deeply Catholic country, accusations that an American priest abused dozens of children at an orphanage stunned many in...

ANALYSIS: The restrictions on Pacific news media during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s recent Pacific trip are only the most recent example of a...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Radio broadcaster Federico "Ding" Gempesaw has been shot and killed in broad daylight in front of his home in Carmen, Cagayan...

East-West Center Nobel Peace Prize laureate and press freedom champion Maria Ressa wasn’t intending to make breaking news when she planned her keynote address at...

The Oekusi Post Journalist and editor-in-chief Raimundos Oki of Timor-Leste's online media Oekusipost.com was today accused of "violating legal secrets" related to his reporting about...

EDITORIAL: By the Rappler team We will continue bringing you the news, holding the powerful to account for their actions and decisions, calling attention to...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Nobel Peace Prize laureate and journalist Maria Ressa says that the Philippine government has ordered her news organisation Rappler to shut...

OBITUARY:  A personal reflection by Scott Waide in Lae Australian-born former PNG cabinet minister and Madang businessman Sir Sir Peter Leslie Charles Barter, 82 --...