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Praise for young Pacific journalists and threats to journalism in the region highlighted at Melanesian Media Freedom Forum
Fri, 15 Nov 2019
SPECIAL REPORT: By Philip Cass in Brisbane Melanesian Media Freedom Forum – Day two – The second day of the Melanesian Media Freedom Forum began with praise for the work of young Pacific j...


Challenges operating in the Pacific and impact of online news concerns at Melanesian Media Freedom Forum
Fri, 15 Nov 2019
SPECIAL REPORT: By Philip Cass in Brisbane Opening session – Day One The problems of operating in the Pacific and the impact of online news and the emergence of ‘citizen journalists’ were common...


Vanuatu Daily Post’s Dan McGarry ‘gutted’ by Vanuatu government’s action to reject his work permit
Fri, 08 Nov 2019
By Sri Krishnamurthi of Pacific Media Watch Media Director of the Vanuatu Daily Post group, Dan McGarry, is devastated by the Vanuatu government’s decision to reject his work permit after 16 years in ...


Pacific Media Watch contributing editor wins Jakarta practicum
Thu, 07 Nov 2019
By Sri Krishnamurthi The 2019 Pacific Media Watch contributing editor has been selected for a 6-week journalism practicum in Jakarta, Indonesia. Michael Andrew was one of two New Zealand candidates se...


The genocide next door – West Papuan band spreading message of freedom
Thu, 07 Nov 2019
By Moale James “West Papuans are being denied their basic human rights … Human beings have a right to freedom. Freedom to be treated fairly like a human being. Freedom to be respected. To have your ow...