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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...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Hong Kong police force has charged media entrepreneur Jimmy Lai, founder of Next Digital Limited, which owns the Apple...

ANALYSIS: By John Pilger in London When I first met Julian Assange more than 10 years ago, I asked him why he had started WikiLeaks....

ANALYSIS: By Andreas Harsono in Jakarta Kate Walton wanted to cook klepon and she tweeted it – showing a bag of flour, pandan, coconut etc....

By RNZ Pacific Facebook has been urged by media freedom advocates to restore an article it pulled ostensibly because the piece violated its rules on...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Facebook to restore an article that was censored for violating its rules on nudity...

Pacific Media Watch The Pacific Media Centre has protested to Facebook over censorship of a West Papuan media freedom news item in what its director,...

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...