Celebrating 25 Years of Scoop
Special: Up To 25% Off Scoop Pro Learn More

Pacific Media Watch - Latest News [Page 1]

Southern Cross Makes 2020 Debut With Black Brothers And Health Crises

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 7:29 am | Pacific Media Watch

The Pacific Media Centre’s weekly radio programme Southern Cross made its 2020 debut today featuring Sri Krishnamurthi talking to 95bFM presenter Sherry Zhang and PMC director Professor David Robie. Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi ... More >>

AUSTRALIA: ABC Warrant Case Shows ‘system Is Broken’ – Change Law, Says MEAA

Saturday, 29 February 2020, 11:32 am | Pacific Media Watch

SYDNEY ( Asia Pacific Report/MEAA/Pacific Media Watch ): The ABC’s decision today to end the appeal process against the warrant used to raid its offices demonstrates that the system is broken, says the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA). ... More >>

PHILIPPINES: Opposition Senator Challenges Top Duterte Aide In TV Network Row

Saturday, 29 February 2020, 11:21 am | Pacific Media Watch

By Felipe F. Salvosa II MANILA ( Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch ): Philippines Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has dismissed comments by Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go that “politics” is behind the filing of a proposed concurrent ... More >>

NZ: A Broken Body And Mind, But Not A Shattered Spirit

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 7:23 pm | Pacific Media Watch

Sri Krishnamurthi reflects in this special report on what life is really like trying to live and cope with the effects of a stroke for three years. AUCKLAND ( Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch ): Those were the most horrifying days of my life. It’s ... More >>

PHILIPPINES: ‘We’ve Done Nothing Wrong,’ Says ABS-CBN Chief And Will Answer Allegations

Saturday, 22 February 2020, 3:29 pm | Pacific Media Watch

By Felipe F. Salvosa II MANILA ( Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch ): ABS-CBN president and CEO Carlo Lopez Katigbak has broken his silence amid the controversy over renewal of the Philippine TV giant’s broadcast franchise, which expires in ... More >>

Rights groups, journalists condemn Duterte

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 7:30 pm | Pacific Media Watch

PHILIPPINES: Rights groups, journalists condemn Duterte bid to shut key TV network https://pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/philippines-rights-groups-journalists-condemn-duterte-bid-shut-key-tv-network More >>

Tuwhera Expands The PJR ‘critical Inquiry’ Archive

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 4:39 pm | Pacific Media Watch

AUCKLAND ( Pacific Journalism Review/Tuwhera/Pacific Media Watch ): Tuwhera, the open access repository and publisher of Auckland University of Technology, has added 16 years of back copy editions of Pacific Journalism Review to the digital resource. ... More >>

How will Wuhan coronavirus impact on future of China?

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 12:57 pm | Pacific Media Watch

What started at a seafood market as a local health issue has grown into a national health crisis in China with a global impact. More >>

PHILIPPINES: Rappler challenges president’s ‘media powers’

Saturday, 25 January 2020, 1:17 pm | Pacific Media Watch

By David Robie MANILA (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Rappler , the innovative online publisher that has been at the media freedom frontline in the Philippines for the past three years, has challenged President Rodrigo Duterte by taking the ... More >>

Indonesian journalists 'bought, broken and soul searching'

Saturday, 24 August 2019, 11:38 am | Pacific Media Watch

By Michael Andrew AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The Indonesian media is contributing to resentment and racism toward Papuans, according to a human rights researcher and former journalist. More >>

West Papua: RSF calls for immediate end to internet blackout

Saturday, 24 August 2019, 11:37 am | Pacific Media Watch

PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called for an immediate end to a two-day-old internet blackout in West Papua, where Indonesian security forces have been clashing with Papuan pro-independence ... More >>

PHILIPPINES: American environmental journalist shot

Sunday, 11 August 2019, 5:09 pm | Pacific Media Watch

MANILA (Committee To Protect Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): An American journalist working in the Philippines on indigenous environmental and human rights issues has been shot and critically wounded while fetching his daughter from school in the northern ... More >>

Iwi against Ihumātao occupation social media pages shut down

Saturday, 3 August 2019, 11:24 am | Pacific Media Watch

By Charlotte Muru-Lanning AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Controversial social media pages belonging to the New Zealand iwi opposing the occupation at Ihumātao were shut down today. More >>

Arrest of French TV crew 'jeopardises media freedom'

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 8:21 pm | Pacific Media Watch

https://pmc.littleisland.co.nz/pacific-media-watch/australia-arrest-french-tv-crew-jeopardises-media-freedom-says-ifj-10390 More >>

Pacific Journalism Review Upcoming Edition

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 8:19 pm | Pacific Media Watch

https://pmc.littleisland.co.nz/pacific-media-watch/region-nz-mosque-massacre-new-caledonia-referendum-and-fiji-elections-top-pjr More >>

AUSTRALIA: MEAA protests over police raid on journalist

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 7:41 pm | Pacific Media Watch

SYDNEY ( MEAA/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch ): The raid by Australian Federal Police on the home of award-winning Canberra Press Gallery journalist today has been condemned by the MEAA union as an “outrageous attack on press freedom” seeking ... More >>

Politicians, journalists condemn O’Neill social media move

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 9:17 pm | Pacific Media Watch

http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/png-politicians-journalists-condemn-o-neill-social-media-crackdown-plan-10352 More >>

Learn from Pacific on media freedom issues, says PMC head

Friday, 3 May 2019, 7:11 pm | Pacific Media Watch

http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/nz-learn-pacific-media-freedom-issues-says-pmc-head-10348 More >>

USP wins US$20,000 grant to boost environmental journalism

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 4:27 pm | Pacific Media Watch

The journalism programme at the University of the South Pacific has won a US$20,000 (F$42,617) grant in a boost environmental reporting in the Pacific. More >>

Cuba boosting Pacific connection in defiance of US blockade

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 9:36 am | Pacific Media Watch

Cuba will develop relationships with Pacific countries despite pressure from the United States, says a visiting advocate. More >>





Join Our Free Newsletter

Subscribe to Scoop’s 'The Catch Up' our free weekly newsletter sent to your inbox every Monday with stories from across our network.