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GLOBAL: Asia-Pacific holds many ‘worst records’ in free media report, says RSF

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on GLOBAL: Asia-Pacific holds many ‘worst records’ in free media report, says RSF

MIL OSI Analysis – PARIS (Asia Pacific Report/Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch). Media freedom is under threat now more than ever – and many of the worst violators are in the Asia-Pacific region, says the Paris-based global watchdog Reporters Without Borders/Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF). The 2017 RSF World Press Freedom Index reflects a world in […]

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VIDEO: Blogger stabbed to death in Maldives as CPJ issues freedom report

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Blogging, English, Featured story, Front page, Journalist killings, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on VIDEO: Blogger stabbed to death in Maldives as CPJ issues freedom report

MIL OSI Analysis – NEW YORK (Asia Pacific Report/Committee to Protect Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): Authorities in the Maldives should swiftly identify and bring to justice those responsible for the murder of blogger Yameen Rasheed, says the Committee to Protect Journalists. read more

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WEST PAPUA: Activists, media freedom advocates plan ‘global action’

By   /  April 24, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Independence, 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: Activists, media freedom advocates plan ‘global action’

MIL OSI Analysis – AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Media freedom advocates and human rights activists are planning a “global action” for West Papua with demonstrations marking UNESCO world press freedom day events in Jakarta next week. The advocates want to focus global attention on the “media blackout” long imposed by Indonesian authorities, in […]

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ACPA: Communicating for our common home — ‘reporting Pacific news’

By   /  April 19, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, communication, English, Journalism, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Religion, Reportage  /  Comments Off on ACPA: Communicating for our common home — ‘reporting Pacific news’

MIL OSI Analysis – From August 23-25 this year, the Australasian Catholic Press Association is having its annual conference at Rydges Hotel in Auckland. The theme for the conference is “Communicating for our Common Home”. The Common Home theme is drawn from the 2015 encyclical letter by Pope Francis “Laudato Si’ – On Care for […]

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Hidden stories past and present … 25 years of the ACIJ

By   /  April 19, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Investigative journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Reportage, Research  /  Comments Off on Hidden stories past and present … 25 years of the ACIJ

MIL OSI Analysis – The UTS Australian Centre for Independent Journalism has made a significant contribution to journalism and has been a strong advocate for the public right to know and the role of journalism in strengthening democracy. In its more than 25-year history, the ACIJ collaborated on major investigations with a wide range of […]

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Time for independence from a crumbling US empire

By   /  April 17, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Independence, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Reportage, Special Report  /  Comments Off on Time for independence from a crumbling US empire

MIL OSI Analysis – Obama was the “white knight” who came along to save the US and the world after the George Bush Presidency, just as Bill Clinton came long after 12 years of Ronald Reagan and George Bush Senior. And I have no doubt that there will be another “white knight” to come along […]

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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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WEST PAPUA: Blacklisting of freelance journalist ‘paranoid’, says Tempo

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, blacklisting, English, Freedom of Information, 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: Blacklisting of freelance journalist ‘paranoid’, says Tempo

MIL OSI Analysis – ANALYSIS: Tempo The blacklisting of Jack Hewson, a freelance journalist working for Al Jazeera, shows the Indonesian government’s paranoia towards foreign journalists. The government should allow the foreign press to cover Papua. Preventing journalists from reporting the facts there is not a good testament on the claim of press freedom in […]

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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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