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USP journalism team drops in on creative industries at AUT

Two University of the South Pacific journalism academics today met with creative industries staff at Auckland University of Technology to discuss plans to...

Time for US, Australia to change policy on West Papua or risk major setback

By Ben Bohane Reports of the Indonesian military using white phosphorous munitions on West Papuan civilians last month are only the latest horror in...

Tonga’s communications blackout ‘a problem out of their control’

Internet shock … Tonga Communications Corporation. Image: Kalino Lātū/Kaniva News By Philip Cass and Kalino Latu Tonga’s abrupt communications blackout may last up to...

Critics see Fiji’s Online Safety Act as ‘Trojan horse’ for online censors

Fiji’s new online safety law … deemed by the government as necessary to make the internet a safe space for women and...

Jakarta Post: Free radical cleric linked to Bali bombing – why now?

Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir … controversy over presidential plan for his early release. Image: YouTube still Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian President Joko...

Sacked head of Timor-Leste state broadcaster claims ‘political axe’

Ousted Timorese RTTL television chief fought hard to prevent political pressure on his journalists. Video: RTTLEP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The former president of of...

Bangsamoro Islamic troops choose peace via historic Philippines vote

By Sofia Tomacruz in Sultan Kudarat, Mindanao Battle-scarred they might be, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have faced their toughest campaign yet. Armed with nothing...

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