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Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Timor-Leste Press Union has protested in front of the Philippine Embassy in the capital Dili in solidarity with indicted Journalist...

By Dieqy Hasbi Widhana in Jakarta Indonesia's National Press Day (HPN), which falls on February 9 - yesterday, is a reminder of the murder of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Thai authorities to shed all possible light on the disappearance of Truong Duy...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Timor-Leste’s Press Council (TLPC) has strongly condemned political interference in the country’s public broadcasting service (RTTL) newsroom where political-appointed advisers for...

By António Sampaio in Dili, Timor-Leste New debates in Timor-Leste are circulating about political interference in newsrooms. Attempts to condition or determine that somebody cannot...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Media Council of PNG has called on the board and management of Media Niugini Limited to allow senior EMTV journalist Scott...

Scott Waide's blog highlights an open letter by Genesis Ketan, director of news, PNGFM: As director of News for PNGFM, I am very disappointed at...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The news editor for National Media Group (GMN) in Timor-Leste has been dismissed due to his role as the TL Press...

"How your newspaper gets to you" ... Vanuatu Daily Press press rolling with the day's news. Video: VDP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Vanuatu Daily Post,...

Climate change is a major worry to the Pacific Islands and it was the major talking point at the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) earlier...

ANALYSIS: The three-hour "detention" of television New Zealand Pacific affairs reporter Barbara Dreaver for "breaking protocols" over interviewing refugees on Nauru. But Josef Benedict...

Golden Pen winner Maria Ressa talks about "government impunity" over "war on drugs" killings and social media hate speech. Video: Rappler Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Rappler...

By Geraldine Panapasa, editor-in-chief of Wansolwara “Relief!” That was the word from Fiji Times Ltd publisher Hank Arts after High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe acquitted...

By Litia Cava in Suva High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe is set to deliver his verdict on Tuesday after the three assessors returned with...

By Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielelgaoi has accused his Tongan counterpart 'Akilisi Pohiva of being "jello" - jealous - of Samoa's media freedom...

By Colleen Murrell in Melbourne For journalists who cover Afghanistan, the bombing that killed nine local reporters last week in Kabul was a sober reminder...

In this World Press Freedom Day video, Filipino journalists Ed Lingao, Jason Gutierrez, Inday Espina-Varona, Ezra Acayan, and JC Gotinga speak about facing threats...

By Laiseana Nasiga in Suva Final-year student journalists at the University of the South Pacific took centre stage at this year’s World Press Freedom Day...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A senior journalist in Papua New Guinea says there is no media freedom in the country and journalists are often working...

BRIEFING: Special report by Jodesz Gavilan and Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Human rights activists say that the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Philippine authorities to stop hounding Rappler, after officials confirmed that a previously dismissed...

By Jee Y. Geronimo in Manila After the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) decision to revoke Rappler's licence to operate in a blow to press...