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Pacific Media Watch A prominent Papuan journalist has said a recent bombing near his home is the latest in a string of attacks against him,...

By Dandy Koswaraputra and Pizaro Gozali Idrus A veteran journalist known for covering rights abuses in Indonesia’s militarised Papua region says a bomb exploded outside...

ANALYSIS: By Brett Wilkins As Julian Assange awaits the final appeal of his looming extradition to the United States while languishing behind bars in London's...

By Lian Buan in Manila The Philippines’ Court of Tax Appeals has acquitted Nobel laureate Maria Ressa and Rappler Holdings Corporation (RHC) of four...

By Arieta Vakasukawaqa in Suva Fiji's much-anticipated Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) Act review is now being drafted and expected to be tabled at the...

By John Mitchell in Suva In any true democracy, the role of journalists and the media outlets they represent is to inform the people so...

By Pauliasi Mateboto in Suva Fiji Deputy Prime Minister Viliame Gavoka says the Media Industry Development Act will be replaced soon. Speaking to members of the...

Pacific Media Watch With murders, contract killings, ambushes, war zone deaths and fatal injuries, a staggering total of 1668 journalists have been killed worldwide in...

By Veronica Koman in Sydney As an Indonesian lawyer living in exile in Australia, I find it deeply troubling that the changes to the Indonesian...

The Sunday Bulletin Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape says it is very disappointing that foreign-owned media in the country continue to run “fake...

RNZ Pacific Murder charges have been reinstated against the man suspected of killing French Polynesian journalist Jean-Pascal Couraud, known as "JPK" -- his byline, who...

By Arieta Vakasukawaqa in Suva FijiFirst party general secretary Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum claims they are fighting The Fiji Times and Communications Fiji Ltd -- not political...

Mediasia Iafor New Zealand journalist and academic David Robie has covered the Asia-Pacific region for international media for more than four decades. An advocate for media...

BenarNews Philippine police have announced the arrest of a suspect in the killing of a radio journalist who was known for criticising President Ferdinand Marcos...

Pacific Media Watch The #HoldTheLine Coalition has urged President Marcos of the Philippines to end persecution of journalists and independent media by dropping all charges...

By David Robie A human rights advocate appealed tonight for people in Aotearoa New Zealand to take personal responsibility in the fight against disinformation and...

By Jairo Bolledo in Manila The Philippines Court of Appeals has denied the motion for reconsideration filed by Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Rappler CEO...

ANALYSIS: By Danilo Arana Arao in Manila Upon assuming the Philippines presidency on 30 June 2022, Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr -- the only son and...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Civicus Monitor has documented an uptick in restrictions on civic space by the Solomon Islands government, which led to the...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato and Claire Breen, University of Waikato With only six days left for submissions to the select committee examining...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The co-founder of Tabloid Jubi, Victor Mambor has been presented with the 2022 Udin Award from Indonesia's Alliance of Independent Journalists...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Solomon Islands government has threatened to ban or deport foreign journalists "disrespectful" of the country’s relationship with China, according to...