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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 >>

Reporting Islam before and after 15/3

Monday, 1 April 2019, 9:16 am | Pacific Media Watch

The speech by Imam Gamal Fouda of Al Noor mosque delivered just a week after the Christchurch massacre was a remarkable celebration of love, compassion and unity. More >>

Editor Ressa arrested on new charge against Rappler

Saturday, 30 March 2019, 1:56 pm | Pacific Media Watch

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the trumped-up charges that were brought this week against Maria Ressa, executive editor of the Philippine news website Rappler, and against her managing editor and five members of the website’s 2016 board. More >>

RSF condemns China’s ‘global press freedom threat’

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 3:06 pm | Pacific Media Watch

In a report titled China’s Pursuit of a New World Media Order , the Paris-based global watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has investigated Beijing’s strategy to control information beyond its borders, a project that it says poses a threat ... More >>

NZ: How journalists can improve diversity in the media

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 3:02 pm | Pacific Media Watch

The New Zealand mainstream media has done two things in the past fortnight – it’s shown just how good it can be with excellent reporting of the Christchurch mosque terror attacks. More >>

Social media bosses face jail over terror content

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 10:46 am | Pacific Media Watch

SYDNEY (Sydney Morning Herald/Pacific Media Watch): Executives from Facebook, Google, Twitter and other social media companies could face jail time if their platforms fail to remove terrorist content under a legislative crackdown being prepared by ... More >>

 

 

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