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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...

Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from London. Video: Al Jazeera/RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has documented the number of journalists killed or jailed...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Being a journalist in the Philippines has become a lot tougher, riskier and traumatic in the face of  President Rodrigo...

Auckland University of Technology's Pacific Media Centre has marked its tenth anniversary with a seminar discussing two of the wider region's most critical media...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Participants at the Pacific Media Centre's 10th anniversary celebration last Thursday held a silent vigil calling for justice for the victims...

Yasmine Ryan, an award-winning New Zealand journalist who died tragically on Thursday, was the first Western journalist to begin writing about the beginning of...