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Award-winning Filipino-American filmmaker Ramona Diaz takes viewers to the Philippines where the free press has been under siege since President Rodrigo #Duterte took office...

Pacific Media Watch The ABC’s decision today to end the appeal process against the warrant used to raid its offices demonstrates that the system is...

By Felipe F. Salvosa II in Manila ABS-CBN president and CEO Carlo Lopez Katigbak has broken his silence amid the controversy over renewal of the...

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...

By Felipe F. Salvosa II in Manila Solicitor-General Jose Calida asked the Supreme Court today to issue a gag order against ABS-CBN, claiming the Philippines’...

President Rodrigo Duterte takes legal action to shut down the biggest broadcaster in the Philippines in what is being described as the most severe...

By Mata'afa Keni Lesa in Apia Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has attacked the Samoa Observer, accusing the nation’s only daily newspaper of being...

By Rebecca Ananian-Welsh Australians picked up their morning papers yesterday to find heavily blacked-out text instead of front-page headlines. This bold statement was instigated by the “Your...

By RNZ Pacific Journalist organisations in Indonesia have condemned alleged discrimination towards their colleagues by police in West Papua. Three leading journalists in Papua were prevented...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A journalist has been taken in for police questioning while documenting the land struggles of Temiar Orang Asli, an indigenous community...

French television journalist Hugo Clément speaking out about the arrest in Queensland on Monday. Video: Euronews Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Australian authorities to drop all charges against four French TV journalists who –...

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...