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PNG: Troops arrive in Mendi – PM and politicians apologise for riot ‘distress’
Mon, 18 Jun 2018

PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/PNG Post-Courier/Pacific Media Watch): More than 100 Papua New Guinea soldiers from Taurama Barracks First Royal Pacific Islands Regiment arrived in the Southern Highlands capital of Mendi at the weekend for the state of emergency operation which takes force from today.

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Julian Aguon: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’
Sun, 17 Jun 2018

The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the separation of powers doctrine, on issues ranging from law school and social justice to indigenous peoples and the right of self-determination in Guam, West Papua and beyond.

SF: Talk about law school. Did you like it? Do you have horror stories? Do you recommend it to others, to young people?
 

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Disturbing Asia-Pacific millennials in the digital communication ecosystem
Sun, 17 Jun 2018

The digital age and the power and challenges of the Millennials as presented by keynote speaker Professor B P Sanjay, pro vice-chancellor of the University of Hyderabad, at the AMIC2018 conference at Manipal, Karnataka, India, on 7-9 June 2018.

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AUDIO: Photographer Adam Ferguson on the brave young women of Nigeria
Sun, 17 Jun 2018

AUCKLAND (RNZ Sunday/Pacific Media Watch): The World Press Photo Exhibition is a contest for professional press photographers, photojournalists and documentary photographers.

More than 80,000  photos from around 5000 photographers were submitted for this year's contest: just 45 photographers were awarded prizes.

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TONGA: Pacific news journalists grapple with challenges of social media, laws
Fri, 15 Jun 2018

BRIEFING: By Geraldine Panapasa
SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/Wansolwara/Pacific Media Watch): Like it or not, social media has become part and parcel of almost everyday discussions.

Whether it’s talk about the economy or the latest development and trends, large and influential platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn have become the go-to source for news and information.

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