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MIL-Evening Report: USP journo students head to Solomons for environmental reporting project

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate adaptation, Climate Journalism, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Reportage, Solomon Islands, Student journalism, Tertiary, University of the South Pacific, Wansolwara, Youth  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: USP journo students head to Solomons for environmental reporting project

By Rosalie Nongebatu in Suva Three journalism students from The University of the South Pacific in Suva have been selected to participate in a week-long environmental reporting project in the Solomon Islands. After a stringent selection process, students Rosalie Nongebatu, Romeka Kumari and Ben Bilua were chosen to be part of the project titled, “Adapting […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Iconic Tongan publisher Kalafi Moala eyes new digital media challenge

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Digital Media, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Interview, Kalafi Moala, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Newspapers, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, Politics, Publishing, Reportage, Sovereignty, Taimi 'o Tonga, Tonga, Tongan Times  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Iconic Tongan publisher Kalafi Moala eyes new digital media challenge

Tongan journalist, publisher and broadcaster Kalafi Moala talks to Pacific Media Watch project’s Sri Krishnamurthi. Video: Sri Krishnamurthi/Blessen Tom By Sri Krishnamurthi After 30 years as chief editor and publisher of Tonga’s flagship Taimi ‘o Tonga newspaper, the iconic Pacific media personality Kalafi Moala has sold his business and is looking to move on. He […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Bring ethics into global smart tech, warns UN cyber expert

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, AMIC, AMIC2019, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asian Media Information and Communication, Communication studies, CTF, Digital Media, DJF, Education, English, Ethics, Evening Report, Featured, KB, Media, Media ethics, Media research, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage, Research, Science-Technology, Security, Thailand  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Bring ethics into global smart tech, warns UN cyber expert

By David Robie in Bangkok A leading cyber security expert has called on universities to play a more active role in implementing ethics and legal frameworks for communications smart technology to save society from an Orwellian future. Mohamed El-Guindy, an Egyptian consultant to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC-ROMENA), says communication research programmes […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG police minister uses social media to arrest alleged sex offender

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bryan Kramer, child abuse, Citizen media, community, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Facebook, Featured, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, PNG Police, Police, Reportage, Social Media  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG police minister uses social media to arrest alleged sex offender

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua New Guinea’s Police Minister Bryan Kramer has used social media to arrest a man accused of sexually abusing his granddaughter. Kramer wrote a Facebook post in which he described being notified of a post about a young girl being sexually abused. “On Sunday I received a notification on Facebook that […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG and Solomons’ governments call for changes to forestry

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, China, Crime, CTF, deforestation, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Exports, Featured, forests, Illegal logging, KB, Loop PNG, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Reportage, SIBC, Solomon Islands, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG and Solomons’ governments call for changes to forestry

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Both the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea governments have signalled changes to make their forestry industries more sustainable. According to Loop PNG, the Papua New Guinea government will be putting a stop to the issuance of all new logging licences to foreign companies. Forestry Minister Solan Mirisim who resigned as […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Kiwi photographer stabbed during roadside robbery in PNG

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Colin Monteath, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Mt Hagen, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, otago daily times, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, PNG Post-Courier, Reportage, robbery, Tourism, Tourists  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Kiwi photographer stabbed during roadside robbery in PNG

Pacific Media Watch Newdesk A Kiwi photographer was stabbed last week during a roadside robbery in Papua New Guinea. Colin Monteath, 71, and Australians Chris Hoy and Greg Mortimer had all their belongings stolen near the city of Mt Hagen while on their way to visit the popular destination Rondon Ridge Lodge, reports the Otago […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Police raids on ABC: The day news theory became reality

By   /  June 8, 2019  /  ABC, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Censorship, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Police raid, Police raids, press freedom, Reportage, Student journalism, Surveillance, The Afghan Papers  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Police raids on ABC: The day news theory became reality

COMMENTARY: By Alexandra Menzies of Central News in Sydney As I stood out the front of the ABC’s Sydney headquarters on Wednesday morning (June 5), I couldn’t help but feel the conflicting senses of both pride and anxiety. Just moments earlier, a group of first-year UTS Journalism students, including myself, had raced from our lecture […]

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MIL-Evening Report: More aid to Solomon Islands from Australia and New Zealand

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, China, CTF, Development, Diplomacy, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, foreign aid, Foreign Policy, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Politics, Reportage, Scott Morrison, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Tourism, Winston Peters  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: More aid to Solomon Islands from Australia and New Zealand

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Both the Australian and New Zealand governments have pledged to continue and increase financial aid to the Solomon Islands. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that Australia will pledge A$250 million in aid. He made the announcement in Honiara during his first post-election overseas trip. READ MORE: Chinese influence in the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: MEAA blasts ‘disturbing assaults’ on press freedom after new ABC raid

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  ABC, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, Media, Media Freedom, Media Law, MIL OSI, national security, News Corp, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Police, Police raid, Politics, press freedom, Reportage, Security, Surveillance, Truth, whistleblowers  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: MEAA blasts ‘disturbing assaults’ on press freedom after new ABC raid

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Two raids by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on journalists and media organisations within the last 24 hours represent a disturbing attempt to intimidate legitimate news journalism that is in the public interest, says the union for Australian journalists, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA). Yesterday’s raid on a News […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide: My message to PNG’s Prime Minister James Marape

By   /  June 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, Development, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, James Marape, KB, Labour, Media, MIL OSI, Open letter, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PNG no-confidence vote, Politics, Reportage, Social justice  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide: My message to PNG’s Prime Minister James Marape

COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide in Lae As the new Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, you have your work cut out for you. You have to try to get a lot of it done within two years before the 2022 elections. That’s a big job. Do what is right by the people. Listen to their […]

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