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By Wansolwara staff in Suva Links between quality information, elections and democracy topped discussions among panelists at this year’s World Press Freedom Day celebration hosted...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie, convenor of Pacific Media Watch While Pacific countries have got off rather lightly in a major global media freedom report last...

COMMENT: By Bob Howarth in Dili Today, World Press Freedom Day, is being celebrated in all democratic parts of the world. And Timor-Leste has much...

COMMENT: By Dr Alexandra Wake No democracy is complete without access to transparent and reliable information. It is the cornerstone for building fair and impartial...

By Bruce Lloyd in Guam Pacific Island Times Yap-based correspondent Joyce McClure won't be kicked off the island as "persona non grata" as demanded by...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The head of an Auckland-based Pacific media watchdog says New Zealand “takes media freedom for granted” and could learn a lot...

Journalist Sri Krishnamurthi's media freedom video. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The theme for the 26th celebration of the World Press Freedom Day this year is “Media...

Journalist Sri Krishnamurthi's video interview with Alistar Kata. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Alistar Kata is uniquely placed to talk about diversity in New Zealand media newsrooms. Not...

By Jean Bell in Auckland An alarming number of "targeted" journalists being killed and West Papua media for independence were just some of the topics...

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...

The media freedom monitoring group Reporters Without Borders details how it has trained journalists in Afghanistan to be aware of double suicide bomb attacks....

Photographs by David Robie and Bernard Agapa in Jakarta The World Press Freedom Day organisers, UNESCO and the Indonesian Press Council, marginalised the highly sensitive...

Al Jazeera's coverage by Step Vaessen of the Papuan protest at WPFD2017 in Jakarta. By David Robie in Jakarta | Audio report from the PMC's...

Reporters Without Borders has condemned what it calls Indonesia's "double-dealing" as the nation hosts World Press Freedom Day while it continues to harass independent...

Independent journalists, human rights defenders and freedom organisations in Timor-Leste have appealed for international bodies to ensure the safety of Indonesian journalists. With World...

Media freedom advocates and human rights activists are planning a "global action" for West Papua with demonstrations marking UNESCO world press freedom day events...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to keep his election promise to allow local and international journalists to operate...

By Tara Nissl in Jakarta Eight journalists from eight Indonesian media outlets traveled to West Papua earlier this month to investigate media freedom and the...

By Dan McGarry, media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post Media freedom is everyone’s freedom. We can’t take it for granted. My education in the challenges...

By Colette Davidson When journalist and media activist Victor Mambor wants information from inside Papua, Indonesia, he knows how to get it -- he has...