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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: Pacific news journalists grapple with challenges of social media, harsh laws

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, Conferences, Cyber-censorship, English, Evening Report, Facebook, Fake News, Featured, Fiji, freedom of expression, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Media, Media Law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Islands News Association, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PINA, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Social Media, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific news journalists grapple with challenges of social media, harsh laws

BRIEFING: By Geraldine Panapasa in Suva Like it or not, social media has become part and parcel of almost everyday discussions. Whether it’s talk about the economy or the latest development and trends, large and influential platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn have become the go-to source for news and information. Add […]

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