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Tonga Media Council Wants Ban On Mike Field Lifted

Wednesday, 20 April 2005, 11:42 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

SUVA (Wansolwara Online/Pacific Media Watch): The Tongan Media Council has asked the government to allow banned New Zealand journalist Michael Field into the country for the Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) conference in October. More >>

Media Responds To Minister's Attacks * Honiara

Wednesday, 16 February 2005, 10:26 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

An attack by the Solomon Islands Minister for Health and Medical Services Benjamin Una on the media last week in Parliament "lacks substance" and was a personal attack on certain media organisations, says a senior media spokesperson. More >>

Troops Block Reporter From Traveling In Aceh

Tuesday, 15 February 2005, 11:06 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

Indonesian soldiers prevented an Associated Press journalist from traveling in tsunami-wracked Aceh, a war-torn region that was off limits to foreigners before the disaster. More >>

Panos Initiative Connects Journalists and Research

Wednesday, 9 February 2005, 9:48 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

LONDON ( MediaMentor/Panos/Pacific Media Watch ): A new initiative from the U.K.-based Panos Institute aims to bridge the gap between journalists in developing countries and academic research that could better inform their reporting. More >>

Mekim Nius: S. Pacific Media, Politics & Education

Wednesday, 9 February 2005, 9:45 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

Asia-Pacific orders (University of the South Pacific Book Centre): http://uspbookcentre.com/store/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=UBC&Product_Code=ISBN-9820105846&Category_Code=02NR More >>

Fiji Editor Claims Neutrality Despite SDL Link

Thursday, 3 February 2005, 10:32 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

Fiji Editor Claims Neutrality Despite Former SDL Link http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=14615 The new editor-in-chief of Fiji¹s Daily Post newspaper, Mesake Koroi, has rejected any suggestions that his appointment will make the daily biased in favour of the ... More >>

Reporters Without Borders Condemns Harassment

Monday, 31 January 2005, 11:33 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

Reporters Without Borders Condemns Harassment Of Arabic Satellite Channel Al-Jazeera http://www.rsf.org More >>

A WAKE-UP CALL FOR PACIFIC JOURNALISM

Wednesday, 26 January 2005, 1:00 pm | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

Book Review: A WAKE-UP CALL FOR PACIFIC JOURNALISM http://pidp.eastwestcenter.org/pireport/2005/January/01-13-rev.htm More >>

CHINESE TV COMPANY THREATENS TO SUE FIJI GOVT

Wednesday, 26 January 2005, 12:59 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

SUVA (MN/FL/Pacific Media Watch): Chinese company Fu Shun Television has threatened to sue the Fiji Government for failing to honour its promise of a television licence. More >>

ACEH'S LEADING DAILY DEALS WITH TRAGEDY AFTERMATH

Wednesday, 26 January 2005, 12:55 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

BANDA ACEH (Jakarta Post Online/Pacific Media Watch): It may not be easy to revive the spirits of the Acehnese just three weeks after the horrific 26 December tsunami, but for Aceh's leading daily newspaper Serambi Indonesia, no challenge is insurmountable. More >>

JOURNALISTS AID TSUNAMI VICTIMS

Wednesday, 26 January 2005, 12:53 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

JAKARTA (IFJ/Pacific Media Watch): The aftermath of the tsunami tragedy in Aceh provides a "golden opportunity for solidarity, peace and press freedom" says the International Federation of Journalists, which is visting Indonesia in support ... More >>

LEGAL ACTION AGAINST MEDIA 'ONLY LAST RESORT'

Wednesday, 26 January 2005, 12:29 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

JAKARTA (Jakarta Post Online/Pacific Media Watch): President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has reiterated his support for press freedom, promising that the government would settle disputes with the media out of court. More >>

Pres. Wants Journalist Disappearance Case Solved

Monday, 20 December 2004, 4:11 pm | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

PAPE'ETE (RNZI Online/Pacific Media Watch): The French Polynesian president, Gaston Flosse, says the mysterious disappearance of a journalist seven years ago needs to be clarified as soon as possible. More >>

Fiji: Attorney General Boycotts News Media

Wednesday, 15 December 2004, 12:46 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

SUVA (PINA/IFEX/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji Attorney General, Qoriniaisi Bale, says he is boycotting the media and blames it for fuelling the current tension between the government and the military. More >>

Publisher Calls For Reforms In Pacific Media

Monday, 13 December 2004, 3:09 pm | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): A call to reform the media systems and operations in the Pacific region was made at the Australia-based Journalism Education Association (JEA) conference in Suva. More >>

Pacific Ecologist Focus On Media Freedom, Peace

Monday, 1 November 2004, 9:42 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

WELLINGTON (Pacific Ecologist/Pacific Media Watch): Pacific Ecologist journal has published a double issue 7/8 with the theme, 'Pacific people's struggle for survival'. More >>

Pacific Journalism Review On Media Ownership

Friday, 22 October 2004, 11:00 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

AUCKLAND (AUT Journalism Online/Pacific Media Watch): The latest edition of Pacific Journalism Review has just been published with the theme "Media ownership and democracy". More >>

Global: European Press Councils Update

Wednesday, 20 October 2004, 10:11 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

PARIS (Independent Press Councils Online/Pacific Media Watch): Half the world independent press councils are located on the Old Continent and new ones keep appearing there. No hint of one, however, in such nations as France or Greece. More >>

Tonga: Comment - Free Speech Forever

Wednesday, 20 October 2004, 10:10 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

NUKU'ALOFA (Matangi Tonga Online/Pacific Media Watch): It is nearly one year since November 2003 when Tongans lost their right to Freedom of Speech as a defence. More >>

'It's For The Tongan People,' Says Award Winner

Monday, 18 October 2004, 10:01 am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

* Pacific Media Watch Online - check the website for archive and links: http://www.pmw.c2o.org/ * Post a comment on this story at PMW's Right of Reply: http://www.voy.com/166636/ More >>

   

 

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