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Widodo and West Papuan human rights fall under NZ media radar

Published By   /  March 25, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Colin Peacock, Featured, Human Rights, Johnny Blades, Joko Widodo, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, RNZ, RNZ Mediawatch, RNZ Pacific, West Papua, West Papua Media, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on Widodo and West Papuan human rights fall under NZ media radar

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Widodo and West Papuan human rights fall under NZ media radar Protesters for a free West Papua sing at New Zealand’s Parliament while Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Indonesian President Joko Widowo were meeting on Monday. Image: Screen grab from RNZ Pacific video BRIEFING: By […]

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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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Australian lawyer accused of ‘bullying’ in Vanuatu court clash with journalists

Published By   /  March 20, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Magistrates Court, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on Australian lawyer accused of ‘bullying’ in Vanuatu court clash with journalists

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Australian lawyer accused of ‘bullying’ in Vanuatu court clash with journalists Australian-born lawyer Dane Thornburgh (hands on hips) outside the Magistrates Court with VBTC reporter Richard Nanua during the confrontation in Port Vila. Image: Vanuatu Daily Post Vanuatu Daily Post in Port Vila Australian-born lawyer […]

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Tanah Papua, Asia-Pacific news blind spots and citizen media: From the ‘Act of Free Choice’ betrayal to a social media revolution

Published By   /  March 19, 2018  /  Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Research, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Tanah Papua, Asia-Pacific news blind spots and citizen media: From the ‘Act of Free Choice’ betrayal to a social media revolution

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tanah Papua, Asia-Pacific news blind spots and citizen media: From the ‘Act of Free Choice’ betrayal to a social media revolution For five decades Tanah Papua, or the West Papua half of the island of New Guinea on the intersection of Asia and the Pacific, […]

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WPFD, Indonesia and media ‘open door’ to West Papua

Published By   /  March 17, 2018  /  Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Release  /  Comments Off on WPFD, Indonesia and media ‘open door’ to West Papua

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: WPFD, Indonesia and media ‘open door’ to West Papua Event date and time:  Thu, 03/05/2018 – 4:03pm – 6:00pm PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR 3/2018:WPFD, INDONESIA AND MEDIA ‘OPEN DOOR’ TO WEST PAPUAAs the world marks World Press Freedom Day on May 3, Pacific Media Centre’s […]

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RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Featured, Human Rights, justice, Lawsuit, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Political lawsuits, Press Freedom, Press Release, Rappler, Reports, taxation, United Nations  /  Comments Off on RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Philippine authorities to stop hounding Rappler, after officials confirmed that a previously dismissed defamation action against the independent news website had […]

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Marites Vitug: Duterte’s dangerously zero idea of independent journalism

Published By   /  March 1, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Censorship, Democracy, dictatorship, Featured, freedom of expression, Malacañang, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, Pia Rañada, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on Marites Vitug: Duterte’s dangerously zero idea of independent journalism

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Marites Vitug: Duterte’s dangerously zero idea of independent journalism ANALYSIS: By Marites Dañguilan Vitug in Manila A year ago, the White House barred some members of the press from attending an informal briefing, a rarity in a country that was regarded as the beacon of […]

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Vanuatu Daily Post: A call to action for endangered Pacific media freedom

Published By   /  February 16, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Dan McGarry, Featured, freedom of expression, justice, Marc Neil-Jones, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Truth, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu Daily Post: A call to action for endangered Pacific media freedom

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Vanuatu Daily Post: A call to action for endangered Pacific media freedom EDITORIAL OPINION: Dan McGarry and Marc Neil-Jones of the Vanuatu Daily Post call for media associations and professionals throughout the Pacific to act to protect their freedom. It’s becoming far too common: Journalists […]

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Police again question Islands Business chief editor, ex-publisher in probe

Published By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Air Terminal Services, APAC OSI, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Censorship, Civil aviation, Featured, Fiji, Islands Business, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on Police again question Islands Business chief editor, ex-publisher in probe

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Police again question Islands Business chief editor, ex-publisher in probe Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Islands Business managing director and editor Samisoni Pareti has again been questioned by Fiji police over an online article involving a local magistrate, the news magazine reports. Pareti was today called […]

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FIJI: Islands Business ex-publisher, director, journalist grilled over story

Published By   /  February 11, 2018  /  Airports, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Courts, Fiji, Industrial relations, Islands Business, justice, Labour, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on FIJI: Islands Business ex-publisher, director, journalist grilled over story

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: FIJI: Islands Business ex-publisher, director, journalist grilled over story Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Islands Business managing director Samisoni Pareti and journalist Nanise Volau have been questioned by Fiji police over a story published online by the Suva-based regional news magazine, IB reports. This follows the […]

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