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MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide reinstated – ‘thank you’ message from EMTV journalist

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, Maserati, Maseratis, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, scott waide  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide reinstated – ‘thank you’ message from EMTV journalist

COMMENT: By Scott Waide, in an open letter posted on his blog after he was reinstated by EMTV today following suspension for broadcasting an APEC news item on November 17 criticising wasteful government spending. Dear all, Over the last 48 hours, I have been very humbled by the incredible support my family and I have […]

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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: 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: EMTV suspends senior journalist Scott Waide over NZ Maserati news story

By   /  November 25, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, Maseratis, Media, MIL OSI, Newshub, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: EMTV suspends senior journalist Scott Waide over NZ Maserati news story

The Maserati item from New Zealand’s Newshub screened on EMTV News on 17 November 2018. By Vincent Moses in Port Moresby The Papua New Guinean state-owned media company EMTV has been forced to act against its wishes and media ethics to suspend one of the country’s best reporters, their award-winning Lae bureau chief and senior […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mary-Louise O’Callaghan: Time we heard the Pacific’s take on the Pacific

By   /  November 24, 2018  /  ABC, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Bougainville, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Investigative journalism, Journalism, Journalism excellence, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Radio Australia, Reportage, Reports, Walkley Awards  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mary-Louise O’Callaghan: Time we heard the Pacific’s take on the Pacific

ANALYSIS: By Mary-Louise O’Callaghan It is both apt and overdue that veteran ABC correspondent Sean Dorney was last night awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Journalism at the 2018 Walkley ceremonies. Judged by the trustees of the Walkley Foundation, this award not only recognises Dorney’s extraordinary body of work built over four decades chronicling life and […]

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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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MIL-Evening Report: 2018 Fiji elections – the ‘fake news’ catchphrase of this poll but beware

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Editor's Picks, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, IntJourn Project, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: 2018 Fiji elections – the ‘fake news’ catchphrase of this poll but beware

By Sri Krishnamurthi “Fake News” was the catch phrase of the 2018 Fiji Elections – the second democratic elections since Commodore, now Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, carried out Fiji’s fourth coup in 2006. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama … reelected with easily the strongest personal vote in the Fiji general election but his FijiFirst party has […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘The people have spoken’ – Fiji Times comments on a split election

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Editorials, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘The people have spoken’ – Fiji Times comments on a split election

The Fiji Times editorial … “The challenge for individual voters is to cast aside differences, and unite for a common goal, to move our nation forward.” Image: PMC screenshot EDITORIAL COMMENT: By Fred Wesley, editor-in-chief of The Fiji Times Yesterday marked the end of the 2018 Fiji General Election. It marked the end of a […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Crosbie Walsh: Fiji elections still a cliffhanger, FijiFirst hanging on

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Crosbie Walsh: Fiji elections still a cliffhanger, FijiFirst hanging on

Fiji general election … a disappointing low voter turnout but the atrocious weather is an insufficient reason. Image: Wansolwara ANALYSIS: By Dr Crosbie Walsh With the final results from 1715 (79 percent) of the 2173 polling stations now counted, who will form the next Fiji government is still too close to call, although the trend […]

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