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MIL-Evening Report: Peter Manning: Despite her good intentions, Michelle Guthrie was never the right fit for the ABC

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting, Digital Media, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Peter Manning: Despite her good intentions, Michelle Guthrie was never the right fit for the ABC

Sacked as ABC head … Michelle Guthrie, “wrong choice from the start”. Image: PMC ANALYSIS: By Peter Manning Michelle Guthrie has been badly treated – not by being sacked, but by being hired in the first place. As a former head of ABC TV News and Current Affairs, I met Guthrie several times at functions […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Climate change and security big focus for Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  accreditation, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Barbara Dreaver, Climate, Donald Trump, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Global Warming, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Paris Agreement, PMC Reportage, press freedom, Reportage, Reports, Text  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Climate change and security big focus for Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru

Climate change is a major worry to the Pacific Islands and it was the major talking point at the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) earlier this month. Barbara Dreaver of Television New Zealand, who was detained and questioned in Nauru, talks to Sri Krishnamurthi of Asia-Pacific Report. Two significant events happened at the 49th Pacific Islands […]

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MIL-Evening Report: John Pilger: ‘Hold the front page. The reporters are missing’

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Democracy, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Independent Media, john pilger, Lead, media bias, Media Freedom, media integrity, media lens, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Publishing, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: John Pilger: ‘Hold the front page. The reporters are missing’

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – John Pilger … how “fearful ‘democracies’ regress behind a media facade of narcissistic spectacle”.Image: Media Lens By John PilgerForeword to Propaganda Blitz published today.* The death of Robert Parry earlier this year felt like a farewell to the age of the reporter. Parry was “a trailblazer […]

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MIL-Evening Report: RSF open letter plea to Suu Kyi for Myanmar journalists’ freedom

By   /  September 8, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Atrocities, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Massacres, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Myanmar, Nobel Peace Prize, Open letter, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: RSF open letter plea to Suu Kyi for Myanmar journalists’ freedom

RSF open letter to Aung San Suu Kyi … “How are we to understand the sentence passed on these two journalists at the start of the week? What credibility can the rule of law and judicial independence have in Myanmar after this farce?” Image: Ye Aung Thu/AFP/RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Five days after Reuters […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Pacific Island leaders tightening the screws on press freedom, dissent

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Human Rights, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Balance, China, Civil Society, English, Evening Report, Fairness, Featured, Fiji, free speech, Indonesia, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Nauru human rights, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, press freedom, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Samoa, Sexual abuse  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific Island leaders tightening the screws on press freedom, dissent

ANALYSIS: The three-hour “detention” of television New Zealand Pacific affairs reporter Barbara Dreaver for “breaking protocols” over interviewing refugees on Nauru. But Josef Benedict reports this is just part of the dismal media freedom scene in the Pacific. At this week’s gathering of key Pacific Island leaders on the Micronesian island of Nauru, conspicuously missing […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom commentators condemn Nauru ‘gag’ actions

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom commentators condemn Nauru ‘gag’ actions

Television New Zealand Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver talks to media in Nauru yesterday following her release after being detained by police for almost four hours. Image: RNZ Pacific By RNZ Morning Report New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrived today for the leader’s retreat at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru where she is expected […]

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MIL-Evening Report: TVNZ Pacific reporter released after being detained in Nauru

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PIF, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: TVNZ Pacific reporter released after being detained in Nauru

Television New Zealand Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver tells media of her three-hour detention by Nauru police after interviewing a refugee today. Her was stripped of her Forum accreditation. Video: RNZ Pacific Pool By RNZ Pacific Journalist Barbara Dreaver has been released after being detained in Nauru today while covering the Pacific Islands Forum summit, reports […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Nauru authorities detain TVNZ Pacific reporter for interviewing refugee

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Censorship, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru Agreement, Nauru detention centre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nauru authorities detain TVNZ Pacific reporter for interviewing refugee

TVNZ’s Barbara Dreaver … a respected Pacific correspondent who has reported the region for many years. Image: TVNZ screenshot By RNZ Pacific New Zealand journalist Barbara Dreaver has been detained by authorities in Nauru while covering the Pacific Islands Forum summit, reports Television New Zealand. TVNZ said Dreaver was conducting an interview with a refugee […]

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