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MIL-Evening Report: Nauru media ban on ABC targets Australian detention centre gag

By   /  August 12, 2018  /  ABC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Corruption, Detention Centres, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Media, Media ban, Media Freedom, Media gag, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nauru media ban on ABC targets Australian detention centre gag

There has been much wringing of hands over Nauru’s ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for next month’s Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ summit. But, reports Sri Krishnamurthi of Asia Pacific Journalism, even more perplexing is Canberra’s relative silence. The elephant in the room about the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ban that has people tip-toeing through the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Protests gather force over Nauru ban on ABC from Pacific Forum

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  ABC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, ifj, International Federation of Journalists, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Islands News Association, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Security, Surveillance  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Protests gather force over Nauru ban on ABC from Pacific Forum

ABC ban … “The Nauruan government should not be allowed to dictate who fills the positions in an Australian media pool.” Image: David Robie/PMC By Mong Palatino Protests have been gathering force over the Nauru government ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) from entering the country to cover the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Summit […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Colin Peacock: New era heralded in broadcasting – or more of the same?

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  ABC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Colin Peacock, Digital Media, Digital policy, English, Evening Report, Featured, Indigenous broadcasting, Labour Party, Media, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Public Broadcasting, Reportage, Reports, RNZ, RNZ Mediawatch, RNZ Pacific, SBS  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Colin Peacock: New era heralded in broadcasting – or more of the same?

Minister Claire Curran … “shameful and embarrassing” how public broadcasting spending in other countries dwarfs NZ. Image: Richard Tindiller/RNZ ANALYSIS: By Colin Peacock of RNZ’s Mediawatch The allocation of $15 million for public broadcasting will be split between RNZ, New Zealand on Air and a new fund targeting “under-served audiences”. It’s the biggest single boost […]

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MIL-Evening Report: This week in history – the Rainbow Warrior bombing as told to ABC’s Nightlife

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  ABC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, anti-nuclear, David Robie, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, eyes of fire, Lead, MIL OSI, nuclear bombs, Nuclear Free, Nuclear Testing, nuclear tests, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Radio, Rainbow Warrior, Reportage, rongelap, state terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: This week in history – the Rainbow Warrior bombing as told to ABC’s Nightlife

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Pacific environmental and political journalist David Robie has recalled the bombing of the original Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior 33 years ago in an interview with host Sarah Macdonald on the ABC’s Nightlife “This Week in History” programme. Dr Robie, now professor of journalism […]

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MIL-Evening Report: China takes up Australia’s former radio frequencies in Pacific

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  ABC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting, China, English, Evening Report, Frequencies, Media, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific broadcasting, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific radio, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Radio, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: China takes up Australia’s former radio frequencies in Pacific

A ni-Vanuatu family with their shortwave radio … vital for news and current affairs. Image: Vila Times By RNZ Pacific China has taken over many of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s former shortwave radio frequencies into the Pacific. In response to budget cuts, the ABC last year ceased shortwave broadcasting in the Asia-Pacific region ahead of […]

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