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MIL-Evening Report: Next ABC chief must be advocate for public broadcasting, says MEAA

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  ABC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting, English, Evening Report, MEAA, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Next ABC chief must be advocate for public broadcasting, says MEAA

Dumped ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie … her term will be remembered for “historically low” funding, redundancies. Image: SBS Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The next managing director of the ABC must be prepared to fight for better funding and independence, and to champion public broadcasting in a hostile political environment, says the union representing the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Stick to our Forum visa rules, Nauru warns media via Twitter

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Barbara Dreaver, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Nauru human rights, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Stick to our Forum visa rules, Nauru warns media via Twitter

Detained, released and now reinstated TVNZ Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver … Nauru government “displeased” with NZ reporting on the refugee issue. Image: Barbara Dreaver/Twitter By RNZ Pacific The Nauru government has taken to Twitter to warn journalists they are not above the law as they cover the Pacific Islands Forum. Journalists covering the Forum are […]

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MIL-Evening Report: TVNZ Pacific reporter released after being detained in Nauru

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PIF, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: TVNZ Pacific reporter released after being detained in Nauru

Television New Zealand Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver tells media of her three-hour detention by Nauru police after interviewing a refugee today. Her was stripped of her Forum accreditation. Video: RNZ Pacific Pool By RNZ Pacific Journalist Barbara Dreaver has been released after being detained in Nauru today while covering the Pacific Islands Forum summit, reports […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Nauru authorities detain TVNZ Pacific reporter for interviewing refugee

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Censorship, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru Agreement, Nauru detention centre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nauru authorities detain TVNZ Pacific reporter for interviewing refugee

TVNZ’s Barbara Dreaver … a respected Pacific correspondent who has reported the region for many years. Image: TVNZ screenshot By RNZ Pacific New Zealand journalist Barbara Dreaver has been detained by authorities in Nauru while covering the Pacific Islands Forum summit, reports Television New Zealand. TVNZ said Dreaver was conducting an interview with a refugee […]

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MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns jail terms for two Myanmar journalists in ‘sham trial’

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Atrocities, Censorship, Democracy, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Justice, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Official secrets, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Trial  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns jail terms for two Myanmar journalists in ‘sham trial’

Turmoil outside the Yangon court at the end of the trial of Kyaw Soe Oo (below) and Wa Lone in Myanmar yesterday. Image: Ye Aung Tha/AFP/RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has condemned the seven-year prison sentences imposed on two Reuters reporters in the Myanmar city of Yangon yesterday at the end of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Aid groups call on Pacific leaders to end Nauru refugee ‘stain in region’

By   /  September 1, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, child refugees, Children, Development, English, Evening Report, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Justice, Manus Island, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugee Crisis, Refugees, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Aid groups call on Pacific leaders to end Nauru refugee ‘stain in region’

Some of the children in the refugee camp on the island of Nauru. Image: SBS/Rural Australians for Fefugees/File Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Amnesty International has joined 80 other NGOs in urging Pacific leaders to demand the closure of the Australian-funded immigration detention camp on Nauru  when they meet in the Pacific nation next week, reports SBS […]

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