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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 >>

NZ: How Christchurch mosque assault has made a mark on media

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 10:36 am | Pacific Media Watch

The attack in Christchurch has forced New Zealand news media to rethink the way they work, whose voices they amplify – and why. More >>

NZ: Citizens have no good use for machine guns

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 4:02 pm | Pacific Media Watch

Of all the issues the nation needs to address in the aftermath of the atrocity on Friday, the prohibition of military-style guns in civilian ownership is surely the low-hanging fruit. More >>

WEST PAPUA: ‘Not a big deal’ claim police, reject UN probe

Sunday, 24 February 2019, 10:26 am | Pacific Media Watch

aPapua Regional Police public information head Assistant Superintendent Suryadi Diaz is asking all parties not to dramatise or make a big issue out of the use of a snake during an interrogation by police. More >>

TONGA: Hard-hitting documentary explores ‘deportee dumping’

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 10:16 am | Pacific Media Watch

It’s like crabs being stuck in a bucket scratching each other to get out.” More >>

Banabans climate change student documentary at festival

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 2:07 pm | Pacific Media Watch

AUCKLAND ( Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch ): Banabans of Rabi – A Story of Survival , a short documentary by Blessen Tom and Hele Ikimotu of Auckland University of Technology’s Pacific Media Centre, has been selected for the Māoriland Film ... More >>

Timorese journalists protest outside Philippine embassy

Sunday, 17 February 2019, 11:42 am | Pacific Media Watch More >>

Rappler editor Maria Ressa held on ‘cyber libel’ charge

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 11:27 am | Pacific Media Watch

PARIS ( Reporters Without Borders/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch ): The Paris-based global media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned yesterday’s arrest of Maria Ressa, editor of the independent Manila-based news ... More >>

Crikey is assembling a team of a dozen 'inquiry journalists'

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 11:18 am | Pacific Media Watch

There’s too much bad news permeating the world of journalism and its tenuous business models. But now we can report some genuinely good news. More >>

Jakarta media activist threatens to sue Facebook

Monday, 11 February 2019, 10:11 am | Pacific Media Watch

Indonesian social media activist Permadi Arya has threatened to file a Rp 1 trillion (NZ$107 million) lawsuit against Facebook after the tech giant shut down his account in a crackdown on fake news in Indonesia. More >>

New Pasifika communication award created for young women

Monday, 11 February 2019, 9:34 am | Pacific Media Watch

NZ: New Pasifika communication award created for outstanding young women More >>

No progress on press freedom under Jokowi’s watch

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 6:17 pm | Pacific Media Watch

Indonesia’s National Press Day (HPN), which falls on February 9 – yesterday, is a reminder of the murder of Radar Bali journalist Anak Agung Gede Prabangsa in 2009. More >>

Police use snake to interrogate Papuan, apologise

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 5:04 pm | Pacific Media Watch

Indonesian police have apologised for wrapping a snake around an indigenous Papuan they suspected of theft, reports The Jakarta Post . More >>

Asia-Pacific journalists plan for violence reporting

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 8:31 am | Pacific Media Watch

Asia-Pacific journalists plan strategy for gender-based violence reporting More >>

VIETNAM: Blogger critic missing and feared ‘kidnapped’

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 7:13 pm | Pacific Media Watch More >>

Press Council condemns ‘crime’ against public broadcaster

Monday, 4 February 2019, 9:22 am | Pacific Media Watch

Timor-Leste’s Press Council (TLPC) has strongly condemned political interference in the country’s public broadcasting service (RTTL) newsroom where political-appointed advisers for the president of RTTL have interfered in its coverage . More >>





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