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By Jigger J. Jerusalem in Cagayan De Oro, Mindanao, Philippines In the wake of an attack against a hard-hitting Filipino broadcaster in Kidapawan City -...

ANALYSIS: By Wendy Bacon Journalism is not a crime, which is why we must support Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in his battle against extradition to...

The Pacific Media Watch mini documentary. Video: Blessen Tom and Sri Krishnamurthi By Sri Krishnamurthi “It’s a bit of a lighthouse” for vital regional news and...

Maria Ressa and the Philippines "war on truth". Video: Al Jazeera's Witness Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC...

By Tempo Timor in Dili Proposals to make defamation a crime in Timor-Leste have sparked public debate about a controversial law that could see people...

Mixed reactions in Hong Kong after protesters stormed the Legislative Council on Monday, the anniversary of the former British colony's 1997 return to Chinese...

Press freedom groups are sounding the alarm over a pair of police raids on journalists in Australia. Video: Democracy Now! By Democracy Now! Press freedom groups...

COMMENTARY: By Alexandra Menzies of UTS Central News in Sydney As I stood out the front of the ABC's Sydney headquarters on Wednesday morning (June...

ANALYSIS: By Denis Muller of the University of Melbourne In their raids on media organisations, journalists and whistleblowers, the Australian Federal Police have shown themselves...

How Al Jazeera reported yesterday's raid by Australian police on the offices of the national public broadcaster ABC. The raid was over a series...

By Rebecca Ananian-Welsh of The University of Queensland The Australian Federal Police has this week conducted two high-profile raids on journalists who have exposed...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk After the latest Australian federal police raid targeting the media - this time the Sydney headquarters of the national public broadcaster...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Two raids by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on journalists and media organisations within the last 24 hours represent a disturbing...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has unreservedly condemned the Australian federal police raid yesterday on a News Corp journalist’s home in the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The raid by Australian Federal Police on the home of award-winning Canberra Press Gallery journalist today has been condemned by the...

By Wansolwara staff in Suva Links between quality information, elections and democracy topped discussions among panelists at this year’s World Press Freedom Day celebration hosted...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie, convenor of Pacific Media Watch While Pacific countries have got off rather lightly in a major global media freedom report last...

COMMENT: By Dr Alexandra Wake No democracy is complete without access to transparent and reliable information. It is the cornerstone for building fair and impartial...

By Bruce Lloyd in Guam Pacific Island Times Yap-based correspondent Joyce McClure won't be kicked off the island as "persona non grata" as demanded by...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The head of an Auckland-based Pacific media watchdog says New Zealand “takes media freedom for granted” and could learn a lot...

Journalist Sri Krishnamurthi's media freedom video. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The theme for the 26th celebration of the World Press Freedom Day this year is “Media...

Journalist Sri Krishnamurthi's video interview with Alistar Kata. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Alistar Kata is uniquely placed to talk about diversity in New Zealand media newsrooms. Not...