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MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns Nine-Fairfax merger as threat to media pluralism in Australia

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Channel Nine, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Fairfax, Fairfax Media, Featured, Investigative journalism, Media, Media Freedom, Media merger, MIL OSI, Nine Network, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns Nine-Fairfax merger as threat to media pluralism in Australia

There is concern about the editorial independence of The Age newspaper, one of the jewels of the Fairfax Media empire, now that it is to be run by Nine Entertainment. Image: William West /RSF/AFP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is extremely concerned about pluralism and respect for editorial independence in the new […]

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MIL-Evening Report: An open letter to Israel: The global ‘blockade busters’ sail in peace

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Israeli occupation, Justice, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: An open letter to Israel: The global ‘blockade busters’ sail in peace

By Chris Graham on board the Al Awda By the time you read this, I’ll be sailing on an old, converted fishing trawler from Sicily, Italy, headed for Gaza, Palestine, the tiny sea port in the bottom right corner of the Mediterranean Sea. I’m on board the Al Awda as a journalist, covering the Freedom […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Bid to unite Asia-Pacific press councils takes off in Timor-Leste

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Indonesia, Media Councils, Media Freedom, Media Freedom Index, Media Law, Media Regulation, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Self-regulation, Thailand, Timor-Leste, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Bid to unite Asia-Pacific press councils takes off in Timor-Leste

Former Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta (second from left) in the front row during the Dili Dialogue. Image: Bob Howarth/PMW By Bob Howarth in Dili, Timor-Leste The Dili Dialogue Forum, sponsored by UNESCO and organised by the Timor-Leste Press Council, will be held again next year after the inaugural successful one last week. It is a […]

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MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns killing of radio journalist – shot in Philippines

By   /  July 21, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Journalist killings, Justice, Killings, Media, Media Freedom, Media Freedom Index, MIL OSI, Murder, Murders, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns killing of radio journalist – shot in Philippines

Philippine radio journalist Joey Llana … shot at least 14 times in ambush as he drove to work at Radio DwZR in Legazpi City. Image: RSF Paris Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the killing of Philippine radio journalist Joey Llana near Legazpi City, at the southeastern tip of the island […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Nauru, Fiji and Pacific Facebook gags criticised in Asia-Pacific media freedom summit

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Censorship, David Robie, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Facebook, Fiji, Lead, Media Freedom, media killings, MIL OSI, Nauru, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, RSF  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nauru, Fiji and Pacific Facebook gags criticised in Asia-Pacific media freedom summit

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – [embedded content]Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists.Video: Café PacificBy David Robie in ParisWHEN Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire introduced the Paris-based global media watchdog’s Asia-Pacific press freedom defenders to his overview last week, it was grim listening. First […]

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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 Media Centre condemns ‘flagrant’ Nauru ban on ABC at Forum

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Nius, Australia, English, Evening Report, Featured story, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific Media Centre condemns ‘flagrant’ Nauru ban on ABC at Forum

The New Zealand-based Pacific Media Centre has condemned the selective ban by the Nauru government in what it says is an authoritarian affront to media freedom in the region. “Clearly the Nauru government is determined to gag any independent efforts to speak truth to power,” said director Professor David Robie. “The fact that the ABC […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Pacific Media Centre condemns ‘flagrant’ Nauru ban on ABC at Forum

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Analysis, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Asia-Pacific Nius, Australia, Education, English, Featured story, Front page, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Pacific Media Centre condemns ‘flagrant’ Nauru ban on ABC at Forum

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The New Zealand-based Pacific Media Centre has condemned the selective ban by the Nauru government in what it says is an authoritarian affront to media freedom in the region. “Clearly the Nauru government is determined to gag any independent efforts to speak truth to power,” […]

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MIL-OSI Reportage: Pacific Media Centre condemns ‘flagrant’ Nauru ban on ABC at Forum

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Asia-Pacific Nius, Australia, Education, English, Featured story, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Reportage, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Reportage: Pacific Media Centre condemns ‘flagrant’ Nauru ban on ABC at Forum

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The New Zealand-based Pacific Media Centre has condemned the selective ban by the Nauru government in what it says is an authoritarian affront to media freedom in the region. “Clearly the Nauru government is determined to gag any independent efforts to speak truth to power,” […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Sick joke’, threats cited in Asia-Pacific declining media freedom summit

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  Afghanistan, Ampatuan massacre, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, English, Evening Report, Fiji, Global, Hong Kong, Human Rights, India, Japan, Justice, Media, Media Freedom, Media Freedom Index, MIL OSI, Miloš Zeman, Multimedia, Myanmar, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Rappler, Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, War on drugs, Warlords  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Sick joke’, threats cited in Asia-Pacific declining media freedom summit

Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists. Video: Café Pacific By David Robie in Paris When Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire introduced the Paris-based global media watchdog’s Asia-Pacific press freedom defenders to his overview last week, it was grim listening. First up in RSF’s catalogue of crimes and […]

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