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Journalism Matters: World press freedom – where are journalists under attack?

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Impunity, Journalist killings, Journalists' safety, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Reportage, Special Report  /  Comments Off on Journalism Matters: World press freedom – where are journalists under attack?

MIL OSI Analysis – Over the year, according to figures gathered by UNESCO, at least 100 journalists were killed in 2016 – making it one of the bloodiest years in recent memory. As World Press Freedom Day approaches on 3 May 2017, media workers will remember their fallen colleagues.  read more

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AUSTRALIA: ACIJ closes after 25 years of frontline investigative journalism

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Australia, English, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Investigative journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on AUSTRALIA: ACIJ closes after 25 years of frontline investigative journalism

MIL OSI Analysis – SYDNEY (Asia Pacific Report/UTS Journalism/Pacific Media Watch): The Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, one of the flagships of investigative journalism, has been closed after 25 years in a controversial decision by the University of Technology Sydney. Current and past staff and student members plan to hold an event to celebrate the […]

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WEST PAPUA: RSF calls on Jokowi to honour pledge to let journalists work

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage, West Papua  /  Comments Off on WEST PAPUA: RSF calls on Jokowi to honour pledge to let journalists work

MIL OSI Analysis – PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to keep his election promise to allow local and international journalists to operate in West Papua without obstruction or surveillance. The Paris-based global media freedom watchdog RSF’s appeal follows the expulsion of […]

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FIJI: Police search Fiji Times with sedition charge warrant

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage, Sedition  /  Comments Off on FIJI: Police search Fiji Times with sedition charge warrant

MIL OSI Analysis – AUCKLAND (Fiji Times/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Sedition charges against several Fiji Times Limited staff have loomed larger with the Criminal Investigations Department of the Fijian police force executing a search warrant. Two officers of the Major Crime Unit sought the employment contracts of the company’s publisher Hank Arts, editor-in-chief Fred […]

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NZ: SAS ‘atrocity’ book authors accuse PM of allowing issue to ‘fester’

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: SAS ‘atrocity’ book authors accuse PM of allowing issue to ‘fester’

MIL OSI Analysis – AUCKLAND (The Daily Blog/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The authors of the controversial investigative book Hit & Run have accused Prime Minister Bill English of ensuring the allegations of a New Zealand SAS atrocity in Afghanistan in 2010 will “boil and fester” until an independent inquiry takes place. The co-authors, Nicky […]

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REGION: Tagata Pasifika goes down memory lane – 30 years of broadcasts

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Culture, Digital Media, English, Featured story, Front page, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pasifika, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Polynesia, Public Broadcasting, Reportage, Television  /  Comments Off on REGION: Tagata Pasifika goes down memory lane – 30 years of broadcasts

MIL OSI Analysis – For three decades Tagata Pasifika has been telling the stories of Pasifika people in Aotearoa and abroad. A weekend special of the popular programme took the audience back down memory lane – where it all began, with the help from some familiar faces. It marks turning 30 tomorrow. The TVNZ-founded programme […]

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NZ: Military chief’s Op Burnham account highlights key Afghan legal concerns

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: Military chief’s Op Burnham account highlights key Afghan legal concerns

MIL OSI Analysis – ANALYSIS: By Selwyn ManningAUCKLAND (Evening Report/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): There is an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible breach of international humanitarian law and laws relating to war and armed conflict occurred on 22 August 2010 in the […]

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NZ: PMC students score well in AUT’s annual media awards

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, awards, Education, English, Featured story, Front page, Journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Reportage, Student Awards  /  Comments Off on NZ: PMC students score well in AUT’s annual media awards

MIL OSI Analysis – AUCKLAND (AUT School of Communication Studies/Pacific Media Watch): Pacific Media Centre affiliated students and graduates have won several prizes at the annual School of Communication Studies awards night at Auckland University of Technology, including the Storyboard for diversity journalism. read more

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FIJI: Drop 'politically-motivated' sedition case against Fiji Times, says AI

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Fiji, Freedom of Information, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Newspapers, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage, Sedition  /  Comments Off on FIJI: Drop 'politically-motivated' sedition case against Fiji Times, says AI

MIL OSI Analysis – AUCKLAND (Amnesty International/Pacific Media Watch): The Fijian authorities must immediately drop politically-motivated sedition charges against The Fiji Times newspaper group, says Amnesty International. “By charging The Fiji Times with sedition, the Fijian authorities are using a crude tactic to intimidate and silence one of the few independent media outlets left in […]

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VIDEO: ‘Ordinary hero’ who challenged French Polynesian ‘nuclear horror’ dies

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Health, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Nuclear Issues, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Polynesia, Reportage, Tahiti  /  Comments Off on VIDEO: ‘Ordinary hero’ who challenged French Polynesian ‘nuclear horror’ dies

MIL OSI Analysis – By Mathilde Régis PAPE’ETE (Asia Pacific Report/Lyon Capitale/Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): Campaigner and former priest Bruno Barrillot, who devoted his life to challenging French nuclear tests in Algeria and the Pacific and who sought justice for the victims, has died. He was aged 77. In 1984, he founded the Lyon-based […]

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FIJI: ‘Nothing stopping investigative journalism,’ claims Sayed-Khaiyum

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Fiji, Freedom of Information, Front page, Investigative journalism, Media, Media Freedom, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on FIJI: ‘Nothing stopping investigative journalism,’ claims Sayed-Khaiyum

MIL OSI Analysis – SUVA (Fiji Television/Pacific Media Watch): Communications Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum claims there is “absolutely nothing” stopping investigative journalism in Fiji, the major television network reoports, Media freedom – especially for critical and responsible reporting – has been on ongoing issue in Fiji. In an interview with Fiji One News reporter Sofaia Koroitanoa, […]

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INDONESIA: Prominent opposition journalist Ahmad Taufik dies

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Censorship, English, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Jailing, Media, Media Councils, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage, Trade Unions  /  Comments Off on INDONESIA: Prominent opposition journalist Ahmad Taufik dies

MIL OSI Analysis – JAKARTA (Asia Pacific Report/The Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): Prominent Indonesian journalist Ahmad Taufik has died after an illness in Jakarta. He was 51. Taufik, known as an opposition journalist during President Suharto’s dictatorship, joined other journalists in founding the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) on 7 August 1994. He was appointed […]

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