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MIL-Evening Report: Prabowo camp to ‘report US journalist’ over Indonesian poll strategy exposé

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  Allan Nairn, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Corruption, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Espionage, Evening Report, Extremist groups, Featured, Indonesia, Indonesian elections, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Military, National Intelligence Agency, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Prabowo Subianto, Reportage, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Prabowo camp to ‘report US journalist’ over Indonesian poll strategy exposé

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The party backing a presidential challenger in today’s Indonesian general election claims it is reporting an independent US journalist to police over accusations of spreading “lies or fake news”. CNN Indonesia reports the deputy chairperson of Prabowo Subianto’s Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra), Arief Poyuono, will report journalist Allan Nairn over […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Fiji opposition seeks Malolo damage probe, criticises local media

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, CTF, Development, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental destruction, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Indigenous, Investigative journalism, KB, Malolo, Malolo Island, Media, MIL OSI, Newsroom, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Fiji opposition seeks Malolo damage probe, criticises local media

By RNZ Pacific Fiji’s opposition has called for a full investigation by an impartial committee into allegations of collusion by government officials in the destruction of reefs, foreshore and land on Malolo Island. Earlier this month, the Chinese-backed company Freesoul Real Estate Development was ordered to repair the damage which it had caused during months […]

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MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan peace advocate who urged dialogue dies

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Obituary, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan peace advocate who urged dialogue dies

By RNZ Pacific A leading West Papuan peace campaigner, Neles Tebay, has died in Jakarta after being hospitalised with leukemia. A Catholic priest and academic as well as the co-ordinator of the Papua Peace Network, Dr Tebay was a tireless advocate for dialogue between West Papuans and Indonesia’s government over the political conflict in their […]

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MIL-Evening Report: NZ journalists arrested in Fiji now free but no new era of press freedom

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, China, Chinese influence, CTF, DJF, English, Environmental destruction, Environmental Journalism, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji coups, Fiji elections, Freesoul Real Estate, KB, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, press freedom, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: NZ journalists arrested in Fiji now free but no new era of press freedom

ANALYSIS: By Dr Dominic O’Sullivan It is not unusual for Fiji to intimidate and imprison journalists. Journalists provide checks on government, parliament and business, which threatens the country’s authoritarian politics and the limited democracy its Constitution imagines. What is unusual is Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s decisive intervention in favour of three New Zealand journalists, who […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Dawn Raids – Pasifika ‘liberated’ to talk about painful past

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Dawn Raids, DJF, English, Evening Report, exhibition, Featured, Human Rights, Immigration, Injustice, Justice, KB, Media, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Overstayers, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Voices, Pasifika, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Dawn Raids – Pasifika ‘liberated’ to talk about painful past

By Michael Andrew An exhibition about the infamous Dawn Raids” in the 1970s has opened in South Auckland, providing a window into a painful chapter of New Zealand’s history. Called Educate to Liberate, the exhibition showcases art projects, memorabilia and photographs of a time when the police were racial profiling and harassing Pacific Islanders in […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Utu actor Zac Wallace – ‘born a leader and a fighter for justice’

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Anticolonialism, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Colonialism, CTF, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Filmmaking, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous rights, Justice, KB, Maori history, Media, MIL OSI, movies, Multimedia, New Zealand, Obituary, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Utu  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Utu actor Zac Wallace – ‘born a leader and a fighter for justice’

Trailer for the 2013 redux version of the 1983 film Utu produced for the Cannes Film Festival. Video: Utu OBITUARY: By Matthew Theunissen of RNZ News Acclaimed actor and activist Anzac Wallace is being remembered by people in the film and political worlds for his rare talent and powerful personality. The actor has died at […]

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MIL-Evening Report: USP wins US$20,000 grant to boost Pacific environmental journalism

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Journalism, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, University of the South Pacific, USP  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: USP wins US$20,000 grant to boost Pacific environmental journalism

By Wansolwara The journalism programme at the University of the South Pacific has won a US$20,000 (F$42,617) grant in a boost environmental reporting in the Pacific. The programme was one of 14 recipients of the competitive Internews/Earth Journalism Network (EJN) Asia-Pacific and Bay of Bengal media grants for 2019. The EJN sees the grant programme […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Explain your wealth, don’t lose your cool,’ PCIJ tells Duterte

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Business, CTF, data journalism, Digital data, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Investigative journalism, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Wealth  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Explain your wealth, don’t lose your cool,’ PCIJ tells Duterte

By Rappler The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism has responded to what it called President Rodrigo Duterte’s “broadsides” aimed at PCIJ’s recent reports on the Duterte family’s wealth, saying there was no reason for the President to “lose his cool”. “The PCIJ report was built on the Dutertes’ own declarations in their SALNs (Statements of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mediawatch: Broadcaster’s Pacific slurs on Newstalk ZB censured

By   /  April 7, 2019  /  'Pacific leeches', AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Balance, Broadcasting, Broadcasting Act, Broadcasting Standards Authority, BSA, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Fairness, Featured, Heather du Plessis-Allan, KB, Media, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pasifika, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mediawatch: Broadcaster’s Pacific slurs on Newstalk ZB censured

By Colin Peacock of RNZ Mediawatch Newstalk ZB broadcaster Heather du Plessis-Allan has been censured for Pacific Island slurs in a ruling that contains uncharacteristically strong language from the official broadcasting watchdog. It may end up costing NZME more than the $3000 the company must cough up in costs. On her Newstalk ZB show Wellington […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Fiji PM apologises to NZ journalists detained over Malolo probe

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Detention, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Journalism, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Newsroom, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Fiji PM apologises to NZ journalists detained over Malolo probe

By RNZ News Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has apologised to three New Zealand journalists detained overnight in Suva by a “group of rogue officers” Newsroom co-editor Mark Jennings, investigations editor Melanie Reid and cameraman Hayden Aull were held overnight at the main Suva police station after Chinese developer Freesoul Real Estate accused them of […]

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