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NZ: 30 years on – honouring the 1987 nuclear-free law campaigners

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Nuclear Issues, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: 30 years on – honouring the 1987 nuclear-free law campaigners

MIL OSI Analysis – Recreating the human peace symbol at Auckland’s Domain at the weekend. Image: The Daily Blog Monday, June 12, 2017 Item: 9902 AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Centre/Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand quietly celebrated 30 years of its official status as a “nuclear-free” country over the past week, marking the time when […]

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Flashback to NZ’s nuclear-free law 1987: Challenging Goliath

By   /  June 11, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Democracy, English, Featured story, Front page, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, New Zealand, Nuclear Issues, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Reportage, Special Report  /  Comments Off on Flashback to NZ’s nuclear-free law 1987: Challenging Goliath

MIL OSI Analysis – New Zealand quietly celebrated 30 years of its official status as a “nuclear-free” country this week when the nuclear-free zone law came into force on 8 June 1987. When Aotearoa/New Zealand banned nuclear warships from its ports in 1984, the country was seen as David standing up to Washington’s Goliath. But […]

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NZ: Fake news ‘unlikely’ to gain presence, says journalism panel

By   /  June 11, 2017  /  Alternative Facts, Analysis-Reportage, Elections, English, Fake News, Featured story, Front page, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: Fake news ‘unlikely’ to gain presence, says journalism panel

MIL OSI Analysis – New Zealand journalists and academics on fake news phenomenon … “Clickbait rather than substance are at the heart”. Image: Kendall Hutt/PMC Sunday, June 11, 2017 Item: 9901 By Kendall Hutt AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Seasoned journalists and academics have warned “fake news” could invade New Zealand’s media if journalists […]

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REGION: Pacific leaders drive call for healthier oceans at UN Conference

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Climate, English, Environment, Featured story, Fiji, Front page, Marshall Islands, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on REGION: Pacific leaders drive call for healthier oceans at UN Conference

MIL OSI Analysis – Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama … “place SDG 14 at the very top of the global agenda”. Image: The Ocean Conference Friday, June 9, 2017 Item: 9900 AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Political leaders from across the Pacific have played a central role in talks this week surrounding healthier oceans […]

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REGION: Wansolwara student journos report on West Papua rights struggle

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on REGION: Wansolwara student journos report on West Papua rights struggle

MIL OSI Analysis – Student reporter Vilimaina Naqelevuki (left) and Wansolwara chief-of-staff Heather Traill interview Papua New Guinea journalist Alexander Rheeney about West Papua via Skype. Image: Wansolwara Friday, June 9, 2017 Item: 9898 By Vilimaina NaqelevukiSUVA (Wansolwara/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Media access to West Papua, where more than half a million of its […]

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GLOBAL: Fred Wesley: Our environment message needs to be in every corner of the globe

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Fiji, Front page, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on GLOBAL: Fred Wesley: Our environment message needs to be in every corner of the globe

MIL OSI Analysis – Fiji Times editor-in-chief Fred Wesley … “Today, let us understand that we can make or break our environment.” Image: Fiji Times Monday, June 5, 2017 Item: 9897 FIJI TIMES EDITORIAL: By Fred WesleySUVA (Asia Pacific Report/The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Today is a special day. On June 5 every year there […]

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NZ: Radio Tarana’s Khan honoured for services to radio, Indian community

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, awards, English, Ethnic Media, Featured story, Fiji, Front page, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Radio, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: Radio Tarana’s Khan honoured for services to radio, Indian community

MIL OSI Analysis – Radio Tarana’s honours video message from Robert Khan. Monday, June 5, 2017 Item: 9896 AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Radio Tarana/Pacific Media Watch): The founder and chief executive of New Zealand’s leading Indian radio network, Tarana, has today been named a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in Queen Elizabeth II’s […]

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TIMOR-LESTE: Judge acquits two journalists facing jail for defamation

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Defamation, English, Featured story, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, Media Law, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage, Timor-Leste  /  Comments Off on TIMOR-LESTE: Judge acquits two journalists facing jail for defamation

MIL OSI Analysis – Timor Post editor Lourenco Martins (from left), reporter Oki Raimundos, and a lawyer earlier in the judicial process. Image: Jim Nolan/IFJ Friday, June 2, 2017 Item: 9894 By Bob Howarth in a special report for Pacific Media WatchDILI (Pacific Media Watch): A Dili District Court judge has acquitted two Timor-Leste journalists […]

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PHILIPPINES: Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ killings spark row during NZ seminar

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Human Rights, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on PHILIPPINES: Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ killings spark row during NZ seminar

MIL OSI Analysis – Amnesty International Philippines campaigns manager Wilnor Papa … “in less than a year there are already 9000 dead.” Image: Kendall Hutt/PMC Thursday, June 1, 2017 Item: 9893 By Kendall HuttAUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” has sparked further controversy in New Zealand at a […]

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PHILIPPINES: Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ killings spark row during NZ human rights seminar

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Human Rights, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on PHILIPPINES: Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ killings spark row during NZ human rights seminar

MIL OSI Analysis – Amnesty International Philippines campaigns manager Wilnor Papa … “in less than a year there are already 9000 dead.” Image: Kendall Hutt/PMC Thursday, June 1, 2017 Item: 9893 By Kendall HuttAUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” has sparked further controversy in New Zealand at a […]

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SAMOA: Editor of Samoa Observer wins international journalism award

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, awards, English, Featured story, Food security, Front page, Journalism, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage, Samoa, United Nations  /  Comments Off on SAMOA: Editor of Samoa Observer wins international journalism award

MIL OSI Analysis – Mata’afa Keni Lesa, the editor of Samoa Observer … recipient of international Boerma Award for food security reporting. Image: Samoa Observer Thursday, June 1, 2017 Item: 9892 By Gatoaitele Savea Sano Malifa APIA (Pacific Media Watch/Samoa Observer): Samoa Observer editor Mata’afa Keni Lesa has been recognised by the United Nations for […]

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TONGA: Media ‘twisted my comments’ about Chinese firm over tax, says Pōhiva

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Business, Development, Economics, English, Fairness, Featured story, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on TONGA: Media ‘twisted my comments’ about Chinese firm over tax, says Pōhiva

MIL OSI Analysis – Prime Minister ʻAkilisi Pōhiva clarifies his statement about Chinese businesses not paying tax in Tonga. Image: TNews Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Item: 9891 AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Kaniva News/Pacific Media Watch): Tongan Prime Minister ʻAkilisi Pōhiva has hit back at reports that he told a press conference that “Chinese businesses in Tonga […]

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