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FIJI: Opposition NFP calls for dismissal of media authority chief

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Fiji, freedom of expression, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on FIJI: Opposition NFP calls for dismissal of media authority chief

MIL OSI Analysis – By Nasik SwamiSUVA (Asia Pacific Report/The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): A Fiji opposition party has called for the immediate dismissal of Ashwin Raj as both chair of the Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) and director of the Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission (FHRADC). The National Federation Party (NFP) call follows […]

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PNG: Keith Jackson on Turnbull — media snubs, refugee jitters and money problems

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Australia, Diplomacy, English, Featured story, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Reportage  /  Comments Off on PNG: Keith Jackson on Turnbull — media snubs, refugee jitters and money problems

MIL OSI Analysis – COMMENT: By Keith Jackson (Asia Pacific Report/PNG Attitude/Pacific Media Watch): That was one strange weekend Malcolm Turnbull just spent in Papua New Guinea on his first official visit, even if at first glance the running sheet looked typical enough. The usual Aussie-prime-minister-in-PNG schedule was dusted off trotting out a tête-à-tête with […]

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Benny Wenda – advocating for a Free West Papua

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Colonialism, English, Front page, Independence, Media, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Reportage, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Benny Wenda – advocating for a Free West Papua

MIL OSI Analysis – COME AND JOIN BENNY WENDA AT AUT Benny Wenda is spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP). He is a tribal leader and founder of the UK-based Free West Papua Campaign.Benny will speak on the Pacific nations advicating for West Papua at the United Nations – New Zealand […]

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NZ: AUT features as a top millennial university in latest world rankings

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Education, English, Front page, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: AUT features as a top millennial university in latest world rankings

MIL OSI Analysis – AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/AUT University/Pacific Media Centre): Auckland University of Technology features among the top millennial university in latest global rankings. It is highly ranked in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2017. There are three categories in THE’s Young University Rankings — top 50 Generation X universities (1967-1985); […]

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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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GLOBAL: BBC teams up with AFP's growing television 'firepower'

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Front page, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, News Agencies, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Reportage, Television  /  Comments Off on GLOBAL: BBC teams up with AFP's growing television 'firepower'

MIL OSI Analysis – PARIS (Agence France-Presse/Pacific Media Watch): Under a multi-year agreement starting tomorrow, the British public broadcaster BBC will receive edited live video feeds from AFPTV for use on all its platforms – television channels, websites and mobile applications as well as radio for audio production. read more

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