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MIL-Evening Report: Pacific media freedom and news ‘black holes’ worsen for World Press Freedom Day

By   /  May 5, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, fsm, Journalism, KB, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, press freedom, Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, World Press Freedom Day, World Press Freedom Index  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific media freedom and news ‘black holes’ worsen for World Press Freedom Day

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. –  By David Robie  While Pacific countries have got off rather lightly in a major global media freedom report last month with most named countries apparently “improving”, the reality on World Press Freedom Day is that politicians are becoming more intolerant and belligerent towards news media and […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Student journos call for quality, factual reporting in USP free media debate

By   /  May 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Fiji, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Politics, press freedom, Reportage, Students, Tertiary, University of the South Pacific, World Press Freedom Day  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Student journos call for quality, factual reporting in USP free media debate

By Wansolwara staff in Suva Links between quality information, elections and democracy topped discussions among panelists at this year’s World Press Freedom Day celebration hosted by the University of the South Pacific’s journalism programme at Laucala campus in Suva yesterday. Reflecting on the universal theme, “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation”, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Pacific media freedom and news ‘ black holes’ worsen for World Press Day

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, China, CTF, DJF, EMTV, English, Evening Report, Featured, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Freesoul Real Estate, guam, Indonesia, KB, Media, Media Freedom, Media Freedom Index, MIL OSI, Newsroom, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Island Times, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, press freedom, Reportage, Reporters Without Borders, Samoa, Tonga, West Papua, World Press Freedom Day  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific media freedom and news ‘ black holes’ worsen for World Press Day

By David Robie, convenor of Pacific Media Watch While Pacific countries have got off rather lightly in a major global media freedom report last month with most named countries apparently “improving”, the reality is that politicians are becoming more intolerant and belligerent towards news media and information “black holes” are growing. The Pacific is at […]

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MIL-Evening Report: NZ should learn from Pacific on media freedom issues, says PMC head

By   /  May 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, Maria Ressa, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, Philippines, press freedom, Reportage, Solomon Islands, Southern Cross, Timor-Leste, Timor-Leste Press Council, Wansolwara, World Press Freedom Day  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: NZ should learn from Pacific on media freedom issues, says PMC head

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The head of an Auckland-based Pacific media watchdog says New Zealand “takes media freedom for granted” and could learn a lot from its Pacific neighbours. “For the last few years we have been sitting fairly pretty in the world press freedom index where we are seventh at the moment – we […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Media for democracy’ – Pacific Media Watch’s 2019 media freedom feature

By   /  May 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Global, Human Rights, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific media, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Reportage, World Press Freedom Day  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Media for democracy’ – Pacific Media Watch’s 2019 media freedom feature

Journalist Sri Krishnamurthi’s media freedom video. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The theme for the 26th celebration of the World Press Freedom Day this year is “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation”. World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General […]

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