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‘Don’t play with fire’ warning in Samoa’s social media threat

Published By   /  August 9, 2018  /  APJS newsfile, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Blogging, Facebook, Featured, Free speech, Internet, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Online media, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Samoa, Social Media  /  Comments Off on ‘Don’t play with fire’ warning in Samoa’s social media threat

Many Samoans are angry over a threat by the prime minister earlier this year to ban the social media platform Facebook amid growing pressure by politicians and officials across the Pacific against “fundamental freedoms”. Mike Mohr reports for Asia Pacific Journalism in the second of a two-part series on online media. Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa […]

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Why data power of social media giants like Facebook troubles human rights

Published By   /  April 3, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cambridge Analytica, Civil Society, data mining, ethnic cleansing, Facebook, Free speech, Gatekeepers, Global, Human Rights, Internet, Mainstream media, Marketplace of ideas, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, News sources, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Social Media, Surveillance, Technology, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on Why data power of social media giants like Facebook troubles human rights

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Why data power of social media giants like Facebook troubles human rights By Sarah Joseph in Melbourne Facebook has had a bad few weeks. The social media giant had to apologise for failing to protect the personal data of millions of users from being accessed […]

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PNG mobile revolution about to enter new high-speed cable phase

Published By   /  December 22, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, Cellphones, Communication, Culture, Development, Digital challenges, Digital Media, Featured, Human Rights, Internet, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Science-Technology, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on PNG mobile revolution about to enter new high-speed cable phase

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: PNG mobile revolution about to enter new high-speed cable phase Papua New Guinea’s cellphone culture change … 3 million mobile users, says new research. Image: Ourmaninproject By Scott Waide in Lae In 2007 when Digicel entered the PNG market, Papua New Guineans realised how much […]

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Amanda Watson: Does PNG rank highly for internet porn searches?

Published By   /  January 31, 2017  /  Amanda Watson, Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cultural credibility, Culture, Google, Google Trends, Internet, Internet searches, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Pornography, Press Release, Reports, Research, Search engines, Telecommunications, Youth  /  Comments Off on Amanda Watson: Does PNG rank highly for internet porn searches?

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Amanda Watson: Does PNG rank highly for internet porn searches? Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Dr Amanda Watson In Papua New Guinea, the Post-Courier featured a front-page story with the headline “PNG tops world in ‘porn’ search” on January 17. In previous years, there have also […]

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