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Juffa accuses O’Neill government of ‘shutting down’ free speech in PNG

Published By   /  June 5, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, Facebook, Featured, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Freedom of speech, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Social Media  /  Comments Off on Juffa accuses O’Neill government of ‘shutting down’ free speech in PNG

Oro Govenor Gary Juffa … not just about Facebook, a matter of democracy. Image: PNG Parliament Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Oro Governor Garry Juffa says the people of PNG find it “frightening” and “alarming”  that the Papua New Guinea government is making a move towards shutting down their opportunity to have access to information and […]

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Keith Jackson: Did dumb just get dumber and Sam Basil dig a hole?

Published By   /  June 3, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, Cyber-censorship, Facebook, Featured, Free speech, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Freedom of speech, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Social Media, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on Keith Jackson: Did dumb just get dumber and Sam Basil dig a hole?

A near confrontation on the floor of Parliament on Friday, with the Papua New Guinea Opposition walking out in protest over the referral of Madang MP Bryan Kramer, to the Parliamentary Privileges Committee following a Facebook posting. Video: EMTV News OPINION: By Keith Jackson in Noosa Samuel H Basil, the man who might ban Papua […]

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PNG students in China say Facebook move is ‘irrelevant’ and damaging

Published By   /  May 30, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, China, Cyber-censorship, Education, Facebook, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Global, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Social Media, Surveillance  /  Comments Off on PNG students in China say Facebook move is ‘irrelevant’ and damaging

Papua New Guinean students in China protesting over a separate issue. A file picture of the Shenyang PNG Students Association members protesting over the shooting of students at the University of PNG in 2016. Image: Loop PNG By Melisha Yafoi in Beijing Students studying in Beijing, China, have described the move by Papua New Guinea’s […]

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Vanuatu Daily Post editor wins top award for leadership among women

Published By   /  March 24, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Awards, Freedom of Information, Gender, Hanson Mataskelekele Award, Human Rights, Jane Joshua, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post, Women leaders  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu Daily Post editor wins top award for leadership among women

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Vanuatu Daily Post editor wins top award for leadership among women Vanuatu Daily Post editor Jane Joshua … winner of this year’s Hanson Mataskelekele award for leadership among women. Image: Dan McGarry/Vanuatu Daily Post Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Vanuatu Daily Post editor Jane Joshua, a […]

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How Philippine state surveillance is used as a tool to silence critics

Published By   /  March 23, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Democracy, Featured, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Media, Media censorship, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, state surveillance, Surveillance  /  Comments Off on How Philippine state surveillance is used as a tool to silence critics

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: How Philippine state surveillance is used as a tool to silence critics BRIEFING: Special report by Jodesz Gavilan and Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Human rights activists say that the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is prone to abuse and is a violation of […]

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Journalism under duress in Asia-Pacific – an introduction

Published By   /  December 1, 2017  /  Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Journalist killings, Killings, Media, Media Freedom, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Special Report, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Journalism under duress in Asia-Pacific – an introduction

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Journalism under duress in Asia-Pacific – an introduction When the Pacific Media Centre was founded at AUT a decade ago in October 2007 — and launched by Laumanuvao Winnie Laban while she was Minister of Pacific Island Affairs – the region faced a turbulent era. […]

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Livestreaming: Journalism under duress in Asia-Pacific

Published By   /  November 30, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Livestream, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Livestreaming: Journalism under duress in Asia-Pacific

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Livestreaming: Journalism under duress in Asia-Pacific The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in an event today marking its 10th anniversary. Following the International Day of Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists earlier […]

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Philippines under Duterte – acute impunity and fettered information

Published By   /  November 23, 2017  /  Ampatuan massacre, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Editor's Picks, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Maguindanao massacre, Massacres, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Security  /  Comments Off on Philippines under Duterte – acute impunity and fettered information

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Philippines under Duterte – acute impunity and fettered information Eight years later, families of the 58 people massacred in Maguindanao – including 32 journalists – continue to wait for justice. Image: UCANews ANALYSIS: By Malou Mangahas in Manila Eight years ago on 23 November 2009, […]

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Philippines press freedom still under pressure with journalist killings

Published By   /  February 13, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Impunity, International Press Institute, IPI, Journalist killings, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Philippines press freedom still under pressure with journalist killings

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Philippines press freedom still under pressure with journalist killings Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Florence Peschke Seven months into the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, press freedom remains under pressure in the Philippines. The country has been one of the most dangerous for journalists in recent […]

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