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RSF plea to Indonesia to investigate reporter’s death in detention

Published By   /  June 28, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Death, Development, Environment, Featured, Forests, Indonesia, Journalist killings, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palm oil, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, RSF  /  Comments Off on RSF plea to Indonesia to investigate reporter’s death in detention

A journalist has died while in Indonesian police custody after investigating land disputes linked to the palm oil industry. Image: Tempo – Adek Berry/AFP/RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called for an independent inquiry into the death in detention of Muhammad Yusuf, a reporter who was being held in South Kalimantan […]

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Talking journalist ‘targeting’ and Papuan media on World Press Freedom Day

Published By   /  May 11, 2018  /  Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured story, Front page, Journalist killings, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, PMC Reportage, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Talking journalist ‘targeting’ and Papuan media on World Press Freedom Day

Author profile:  By Craig MajorSchool of Communication Studies Professor and Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie marked World Press Freedom Day last week with a seminar covering the “targeting” and killing of Journalists, as well as the state of the media in West Papua. During a seminar on Friday 3 May to coincide with World Press […]

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‘Time of anxiety’ – a depressing new normal for local journalists in conflict zones

Published By   /  May 9, 2018  /  Afghanistan, Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Journalist killings, Journalist safety, Kabul, Media, Media fixers, Media Freedom, Media workers, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, Suicide Bomber, Western media  /  Comments Off on ‘Time of anxiety’ – a depressing new normal for local journalists in conflict zones

Afghan journalists light candles to remember the local reporters killed in last week’s Kabul bomb blast. Image: Hedayatullah Amid/EPA/The Conversation By Colleen Murrell in Melbourne For journalists who cover Afghanistan, the bombing that killed nine local reporters last week in Kabul was a sober reminder of the dangers the media continue to face in the […]

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RSF media freedom round-up for 2017 – 65 journalists killed, 326 in prison

Published By   /  December 20, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Global, Journalist killings, Killings, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on RSF media freedom round-up for 2017 – 65 journalists killed, 326 in prison

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: RSF media freedom round-up for 2017 – 65 journalists killed, 326 in prison Al Jazeera’s Neave Barker reports from London. Video: Al Jazeera/RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has documented the number of journalists killed or jailed this year. It says Syria and […]

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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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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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