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Philippines press freedom still under pressure with journalist killings

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Impunity, International Press Institute, IPI, Journalist killings, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Philippines press freedom still under pressure with journalist killings

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Florence Peschke Seven months into the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, press freedom remains under pressure in the Philippines. The country has been one of the most dangerous for journalists in recent years – the International Press Institute (IPI) has recorded the deaths of 128 journalists in […]

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Vanuatu news media in unchartered territory as FOI law becomes reality

By   /  February 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, ABC Pacific Beat, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Evening Report, Featured, Freedom of Information, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, News Media, Pacific Beat, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Right to Information, Right to Information Act, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu news media in unchartered territory as FOI law becomes reality

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz ABC’s Pacific Beat interviews Dr David Robie on the impact of the new freedom of information law in Vanuatu. Image: ABC Journalists in Vanuatu are already preparing to make Freedom of Information requests to test the governments new law. David Robie is a professor of journalism at Auckland […]

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Vanuatu right to public information law now in force

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Media, Media law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Right to Information, Right to Information Act, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu right to public information law now in force

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Vanuatu’s Right To Information (RTI) Act has become law after it was published in the official Gazette, less than three months after it was unanimously endorsed by Parliament. This law gives effect to the right of freedom of expression under paragraph 5 […]

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Endangered – the frontline journalism of outrage

By   /  January 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Book Reviews, Evening Report, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Freedom of speech, Global, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Reviews, Security, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on Endangered – the frontline journalism of outrage

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz War Reporters, a short video launched by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) last year to honour journalists facing “danger zones”. Its release coincided with the publication of RSF’s 50th book in the “100 photos for press freedom” series – this one dedicated to the work of Robert Capa. REVIEW: […]

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Indonesia faces chance to prove it is more ‘journalist-friendly’ in 2017

By   /  December 16, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Ethics, Evening Report, Featured, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Indonesia, Media, Media ethics, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Security, Self Determination, UNESCO, Victor Mambor, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan self-determination, World Press Freedom Day  /  Comments Off on Indonesia faces chance to prove it is more ‘journalist-friendly’ in 2017

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Colette Davidson When journalist and media activist Victor Mambor wants information from inside Papua, Indonesia, he knows how to get it — he has to ask someone who isn’t Papuan. “I’m Papuan so when something happens, I ask the police about it but they don’t give me […]

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IFJ praises ‘historic milestone’ with new information law in Vanuatu

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Evening Report, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Right to Information, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on IFJ praises ‘historic milestone’ with new information law in Vanuatu

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz People from Utanlangi Village are informed about the Right to Information Act, Nguna Island, Vanuatu. Image: Transparency International Vanuatu (TIV) The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Media Association blong Vanuatu (MAV), in commending the recent passing of a Right to Information (RTI) Act […]

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Fiji parliamentary justice committee in heated debate over news media decree

By   /  December 5, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Fiji, Freedom of Information, Information Bill, Media, Media Decree, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Fiji parliamentary justice committee in heated debate over news media decree

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz SODELPA’s Semesa Karavaki … dumped as standing committee deputy chair over challenge about Fiji’s media decree. Image: SODELPA By Matilda Simmons in Suva Two prominent Fiji lawyers and members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights had a go at each other for almost […]

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