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SPECIAL REPORT: By Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia-Pacific Report “Public interest journalism plays a crucial role in promoting the quality of public life, protecting individuals from...

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 announced in Oslo today. Video: Rappler livestream Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Rappler chief executive Maria Ressa of the Philippines and...

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...

COMMENTARY: By Shailendra Singh in Suva Do the Fiji news media represent a wide range of political perspectives? Fiji’s national media, like media elsewhere, would cover...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Philippines tabloid editor Gwenn Salamida has been shot dead by a robber in her recently opened salon in Quezon City. The International...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on the Taliban to immediately cease harassing and attacking journalists for their work, allow...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The #HoldTheLine (#HTL) Coalition has welcomed the dismissal of a cyber-libel charge against Rappler CEO and founder Maria Ressa in the...

By Gaby Baizas in Manila What started out as a simple image has inspired Filipino artists across the nation to "stand up" for what they...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk In the wake of this week's revelations about the Pegasus spyware, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and two journalists with French and...

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...

The Press Freedom Tracker launch video featuring Peter Greste and the tracker team. Video: AJF Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Peter Greste-fronted Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom...

By Lian Buan in Manila Veteran journalist and former chairman of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) Jose Jaime "Nonoy" Espina has...

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

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has staged parallel protests outside the Chinese embassies in Paris and Berlin, holding funeral-style processions to denounce...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Apple Daily has announced its imminent closure in a dark day for Hong Kong’s press freedom and democracy, sparking condemnation by...

By Achmad Nasrudin Yahya in Jakarta The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) is calling in a pledge made by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in 2015...

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...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Journalists are fearful that increased harassment, abuse and violence directed towards them during the covid-19 pandemic could become the new normal,...

By Reza Gunadha and Chyntia Sami Bhayangkara in Jayapura Victor Mambor, journalist and editor of the Papua-based Tabloid Jubi, has become the target of a...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Fiji has dropped three places in the latest Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index and been condemned for its treatment...

Asia Pacific Report Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is dismayed by the sudden intensification of the ruling junta’s crackdown on journalists during the past three days,...

ANALYSIS: By Jonathan Cook in CounterPunch The unexpected decision by Judge Vanessa Baraitser to deny a US demand to extradite Julian Assange, foiling efforts to send...