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INDONESIA: Student Afi’s blog items inspirational – but her FB ‘frozen’

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Blogging, Censorship, English, Facebook, Featured story, Front page, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Politics, Religion, Reportage, Social Media  /  Comments Off on INDONESIA: Student Afi’s blog items inspirational – but her FB ‘frozen’

MIL OSI Analysis – Translated by Khairiah A. Rahman AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Redaksi Indonesia/Pacific Media Watch): The Facebook account of Afi Nihaya Faradisa, an Indonesian high school student from the village of Banyuwangi in eastern Java who has inspired thousands of netizens, has been suspended. read more

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INDONESIA: Indonesian student Afi’s blog items inspirational – but her FB ‘frozen’

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Blogging, Censorship, English, Facebook, Featured story, Front page, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Politics, Religion, Reportage, Social Media  /  Comments Off on INDONESIA: Indonesian student Afi’s blog items inspirational – but her FB ‘frozen’

MIL OSI Analysis – Translated by Khairiah A. Rahman INDONESIA (Asia Pacific Report/Redaksi Indonesia/Pacific Media Watch): The Facebook account of Afi Nihaya Faradisa, an Indonesian high school student from the village of Banyuwangi in eastern Java who has inspired thousands of netizens, has been suspended. read more

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PNG: Media council unveils updated code of ethics as guide for elections

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Elections, English, Featured story, Front page, Media, Media Councils, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Reportage  /  Comments Off on PNG: Media council unveils updated code of ethics as guide for elections

MIL OSI Analysis – PORT MORESBY (Media Council of Papua New Guinea/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Journalists, reporters and media practitioners in Papua New Guinea have been urged to use the industry’s revised code of ethics to guide their conduct during next month’s 2017 General Election. read more

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REGION: Pacific media internship offers chance to follow regional issues

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Education, English, Featured story, Fiji, Front page, Journalism Education, Media, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Reportage, Samoa, Scholarships  /  Comments Off on REGION: Pacific media internship offers chance to follow regional issues

MIL OSI Analysis – By Kendall Hutt AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Journalism students from across the Pacific will have the opportunity to understand one another’s news cultures as the Pacific Cooperation Foundation’s media programme enters its third year. Two final year student journalists from New Zealand will head to the Pacific next month, […]

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FIJI: Pacific-wide study aims to understand how journalists cover climate change

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Climate Change, English, Environment, Featured story, Fiji, Front page, Journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage, Research  /  Comments Off on FIJI: Pacific-wide study aims to understand how journalists cover climate change

MIL OSI Analysis – By Kendall Hutt  AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Climate change is at the heart of a unique regional study into journalism culture in the Pacific.  The study, focusing on journalism’s role in democracy amid cultural, economic, environmental, political and technological changes throughout the University of the South Pacific’s 12 member […]

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REGION: CPJ condemns attack on Afghan state television — 6 die

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Reportage, Television  /  Comments Off on REGION: CPJ condemns attack on Afghan state television — 6 die

MIL OSI Analysis – NEW YORK (Asia Pacific Report/Committee to Protect Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has strongly condemned the attack on a state television station in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. The four-hour attack on the Jalalabad office of National Radio Television of Afghanistan (RTA) yesterday killed at least six people and injured […]

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SOLOMON ISLANDS: Police force rearms after 14 years

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Police, Politics, Reportage, Security, Solomon Islands  /  Comments Off on SOLOMON ISLANDS: Police force rearms after 14 years

MIL OSI Analysis – HONIARA (Asia Pacific Report/Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation/Pacific Media Watch): After almost 14 years, the Solomon Islands police force has been rearmed. At a ceremony in Honiara on May 8, 2017, the police force launched its limited rearmament program which will see 125 officers from the Police Response Team (PRT) and Close […]

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FIJI: Rabuka’s message to 1987 Fiji coup victims: ‘To you I say, I am sorry’

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Fiji, Fiji coups, Front page, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, press freedom, Reportage  /  Comments Off on FIJI: Rabuka’s message to 1987 Fiji coup victims: ‘To you I say, I am sorry’

MIL OSI Analysis – By Litia Cava SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Social Democratic Liberal Party leader and former military coup maker Sitiveni Rabuka says the rioting and assault on some Fijians of Indian descent 30 years ago were the deliberate actions of “selfish people” and he has apologised for it. read […]

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PNG: Armed men ’cause confusion’ in POM – election observers announced

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Elections, English, Featured story, Front page, Media, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Reportage  /  Comments Off on PNG: Armed men ’cause confusion’ in POM – election observers announced

MIL OSI Analysis – PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/Loop PNG/Pacific Media Watch): An online and television news service has reported concerns over “confusion” about recent sightings of armed expatriate men in the Papua New Guinean capital of Port Moresby. TVWan News and Loop PNG carried reports at the weekend and some social media outlets and […]

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PNG: Amnesty challenges Australian claim over shooting on Manus Island

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Asylum Seekers, Australia, English, Featured story, Front page, Media, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Prisons, Reportage  /  Comments Off on PNG: Amnesty challenges Australian claim over shooting on Manus Island

MIL OSI Analysis – SYDNEY (Amnesty International/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Digital verification of images and videos establish that bullets were fired directly into the Manus refugee centre last month, putting the lives of refugees and asylum-seekers there in danger, a new Amnesty International briefing report says today. read more

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INDONESIA: ASEAN lawmakers alarmed at ‘blasphemy’ conviction

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Blasphemy, English, Featured story, freedom of expression, Freedom of Speech, Front page, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Religion, Reportage  /  Comments Off on INDONESIA: ASEAN lawmakers alarmed at ‘blasphemy’ conviction

MIL OSI Analysis – JAKARTA (Asia Pacific Report/ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights/Pacific Media Watch): Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia have expressed concern over the sentencing of Jakarta’s Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as “Ahok”, to two years in prison for blasphemy. read more

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WEST PAPUA: ‘We’ll not be safe with Indonesia,’ says Benny Wenda

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Diplomacy, English, Featured story, freedom of expression, Front page, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on WEST PAPUA: ‘We’ll not be safe with Indonesia,’ says Benny Wenda

MIL OSI Analysis – By Kendall Hutt AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A lifelong campaigner for a free and independent West Papua has issued a stark warning to New Zealand politicians as he visits the country this week. Benny Wenda, a tribal chief of West Papua exiled to the United Kingdom by Indonesia, told […]

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