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The global response to the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Video: Al Jazeera COMMENTARY: By Gavin Ellis of Knightly Views Nothing justifies the...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Israel's fatal shooting of leading Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh as she covered clashes in the West Bank city of...

RNZ Pacific Fiji has been ranked as the worst place in the Pacific region for journalists in the latest assessment by the global press freedom...

By Luke Nacei in Suva Fiji has no place for a partisan media using press freedom as a blank cheque to be a mouthpiece of...

By Anish Chand in Lautoka Fiji’s use of legislation to criminalise the work of journalists who publicise “contrary to the public or national interest” is...

By Prianka Srinivasan of ABC Pacific Beat A senior Papua New Guinea journalist says an ongoing dispute between journalists and management at television broadcaster EMTV...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk A Melbourne-based Indonesian media academic has warned that declining media freedom in Australia is undermining the country's ability to project liberal...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The next Australian government must recommit to press freedom by putting in place overdue reforms to support public interest journalism, says...

By Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Nobel laureates José Ramos-Horta and Maria Ressa have urged Southeast Asians to keep working toward a better region where democratic...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Following a district court order referring the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange back to the United Kingdom's Home Office, Reporters...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Media Association of Solomon Islands (Masi) has called on the police to respect journalists and media workers when carrying out...

Pacific Media Watch newdesk Australia must step up diplomatic efforts to encourage the US government to drop its bid to extradite Julian Assange who has...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Ahead of national elections in the Philippines next month, the state has stepped up its attacks on Nobel Peave laureate Maria...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Jason Brown Good news -- an Australian parliamentary review recommends a more “expansive” media presence in the Pacific. Bad news -- little of...

ANALYSIS: By Sarah Kendall, The University of Queensland This week, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security released its much anticipated report on national...

COMMENTARY: By David Reid of Local Democracy Reporting A media bribe? More like the deal of the century. Fifty-five million dollars does sound like a lot...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The first media freedom advocacy group has formed in the Marshall Islands. Organisers this week were in the initial phase of...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Several media crews have already come under fire and four reporters have sustained gunshot injuries in Ukraine since the start of...

ANALYSIS: By Sue Ahearn As China seeks greater influence in the South Pacific, its manipulation of local news outlets is having a serious impact on...

OBITUARY: By Giff Johnson, editor of the Marshall Islands Journal and RNZ Pacific correspondent Micronitor News and Printing Company founder Joe Murphy moved the goal...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the threats and violence against news media by protesters during the 16-day anti-covid-19 vaccine mandates...

COMMENTARY: EMTV's deputy news editor Jack Lapauve Jr in Port Moresby writes in defence of the newsroom's decision to walk out in protest over...