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MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom in Pacific a growing challenge, says journalism academic

By   /  December 1, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, EMTV, EMTV News, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Journalism Education, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Institute for Pacific Research, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Social issues, Social justice  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom in Pacific a growing challenge, says journalism academic

By Blessen Tom Pacific media freedom and ignorance of Pacific issues by mainstream media in New Zealand are growing challenges for the region, says a journalism academic “There are so many issues in the Pacific that are simply ignored by the mainstream media,” Pacific Media Centre director Professor Robie bluntly told the two-day Oceans and […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Stop harassing Rappler, media advocacy groups tell Duterte

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Freedom of Information, Global, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Rappler, Reportage, Reports, Tax evasion  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Stop harassing Rappler, media advocacy groups tell Duterte

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have written a joint open letter to the prosecutor-general of the Philippines calling for an end to the orchestrated harassment of the news website Rappler and its editor, Maria Ressa, which began more than a year ago. The website, which […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Trauma research on TV journalists covering killings revealed in Pacific Journalism Review

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Journalist killings, Journalist safety, Journalists, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Research, Security, Timor-Leste, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Trauma research on TV journalists covering killings revealed in Pacific Journalism Review

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The statistics globally are chilling. And the Asia-Pacific region bears the brunt of the killing of journalists with impunity disproportionately. Revelations in research published in the latest edition of Pacific Journalism Review on the trauma experienced by television journalists in the Philippines covering President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called ‘war on drugs’ are […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Bryan Kramer: Who was culprit behind O’Neill government revenge on Waide?

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, EMTV, EMTV News, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Bryan Kramer: Who was culprit behind O’Neill government revenge on Waide?

COMMENT: By Bryan Kramer, MP for Madang Papua New Guinea’s O’Neill government has taken revenge against senior EMTV Reporter Scott Waide, who was suspended over his broadcasting of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s comments about the Maserati scandal. I was informed soon after APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) that the O’Neil  actually planned on […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG Media Council says bring back Waide – stop attacking free media

By   /  November 25, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, Maserati, Maseratis, Media, Media Council of PNG, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Newshub, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, press freedom, Reportage, Reports, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG Media Council says bring back Waide – stop attacking free media

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Media Council of PNG has called on the board and management of Media Niugini Limited to allow senior EMTV journalist Scott Waide to return to active duty. This follows Waide’s suspension for reportedly broadcasting a “negative” news story on national EMTV News relayed by the New Zealand Newshub television from […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Open letter from MP for Wabag: EMTV move ‘dictatorship before our eyes’

By   /  November 25, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, CTF, dictatorship, DJF, EMTV, EMTV News, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Internet, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, scott waide, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Open letter from MP for Wabag: EMTV move ‘dictatorship before our eyes’

OPINION: By Dr Lino Jeremaih Tom, MP for Wabag The suspension of EMTV deputy news editor Scott Waide has brought us to a new low in Papua New Guinea’s downward spiral. Freedom of speech and expression are a fundamental constitutional right entrenched in the constitution, are pillars of democracy and this suspension is a breach […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide: PNGFM news boss calls for investigations, penalties for troops who assaulted journalists

By   /  November 24, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, assault, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Police, Police brutality, Politics, press freedom, Reportage, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide: PNGFM news boss calls for investigations, penalties for troops who assaulted journalists

Scott Waide’s blog highlights an open letter by Genesis Ketan, director of news, PNGFM: As director of News for PNGFM, I am very disappointed at the manner at which two of my reporters – one male and one female – were assaulted by disciplinary officers while covering the storming of Parliament on Tuesday,  20 November […]

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