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Press freedom fact-finding mission to West Papua faces challenges

By   /  February 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Fact-finding, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Media, Media Freedom, Media safety, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, West Papua, World Press Freedom Day  /  Comments Off on Press freedom fact-finding mission to West Papua faces challenges

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The WAN-IFRA fact-finding team present their report. Image: Una Sunarti/WAN-IFRA By Tara Nissl in Jakarta Eight journalists from eight Indonesian media outlets traveled to West Papua earlier this month to investigate media freedom and the safety of journalists in the region, after an international delegation called on Indonesia […]

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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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Court bars overseas travel for accused Fiji Times publisher

By   /  January 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, communal antagonism, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji Times, Human Rights, incitement, Indigenous, Lawsuit, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nai Lalakai, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Reports  /  Comments Off on Court bars overseas travel for accused Fiji Times publisher

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Fiji Times publisher Hank Arts outside court today with editor-in-chief Fred Wesley in the background. Image: FBC News By Tokasa Rainima in Suva Fiji Times publisher Hank Arts’ bail variation application has been dismissed by the Suva High Court. Justice Thushara Rajasinghe told Arts and his lawyer that […]

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The future of media freedom – we can’t take it for granted

By   /  January 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Dan McGarry, Evening Report, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post, World Press Freedom Day  /  Comments Off on The future of media freedom – we can’t take it for granted

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Dan McGarry, media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post Media freedom is everyone’s freedom. We can’t take it for granted. My education in the challenges of reporting the news began in a hurry. I got my first threatening lawyer’s letter less than half an hour after sitting […]

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Vanuatu Daily Post marks 5000 issues – celebrating a pioneer of Pacific media freedom

By   /  January 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Newspapers, Pacific media, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu Daily Post marks 5000 issues – celebrating a pioneer of Pacific media freedom

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Celebration in Port Vila … the Vanuatu Daily Post’s 5000th edition since it was launched 26 years ago. From the Vanuatu Daily Post’s celebration special edition today. Marc Neil-Jones’ newspaper Vanuatu Daily Post celebrates an historic milestone today. We need to remember how it came about. Marc Neil-Jones […]

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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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Cartoons: Malcolm Evans on inside the New Zealand Herald editorial office

By   /  January 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cartoonists, Cartoons, Editorial independence, Evening Report, Human Rights, Legacy media, Malcolm Evans, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, NZ Herald, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Cartoons: Malcolm Evans on inside the New Zealand Herald editorial office

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Always happiest with a pencil in his hand, Malcolm Evans has been a professional cartoonist since the 60s and is one of the best in New Zealand. Approaching that milestone himself now, he tells everyone he’s twenty eight and often behaves like someone half that age. His cartoons […]

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Brother seeks answers from Australia over NZ death at Balibo

By   /  December 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Balibo, Balibo Five, Evening Report, Executions, Human Rights, Indonesia, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Timor-Leste  /  Comments Off on Brother seeks answers from Australia over NZ death at Balibo

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The Death of the Balibo Five … a Footprint Films extra including clips from the film Balibo and interviews with the film director, Robert Connolly, and cast. More at: www.balibo.com By Duncan Graham Greig Cunningham wants to know how and why his brother Gary died. The New Zealand […]

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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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Arab Spring opened some media freedoms in spite of the overall clampdowns, shows researcher

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arab Spring, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Global, Media, Media Freedom, Middle East, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Research  /  Comments Off on Arab Spring opened some media freedoms in spite of the overall clampdowns, shows researcher

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The Arab Spring opened the door to some greater freedoms in Middle East news media and some social change in spite of reverses from the political upheaval in the region. In a study of four countries in the Middle East in the period immediately following the Arab Spring […]

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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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Myanmar media chiefs detained over defamation

By   /  November 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Corruption, Defamation, Democracy, Evening Report, Global, Human Rights, Justice, Language, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Myanmar, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Reports, Social Media, Technology  /  Comments Off on Myanmar media chiefs detained over defamation

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Media monitors say Myanmar’s restrictive media laws raise concerns about press freedom under the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, who is well-known for advocating for democracy and human rights in the region. Video: Radio Free Asia The chief-executive and the chief-editor of Myanmar’s largest daily newspaper have […]

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Media face blockade over human rights reporting in Myanmar

By   /  November 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, Corruption, Crime, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human rights cases, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, Myanmar, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Religion, Reports, Security, sexual abuse  /  Comments Off on Media face blockade over human rights reporting in Myanmar

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz AL Jazeera’s report on the crisis in Myanmar: The video includes exclusive interviews with villagers who reveal accounts of military officers killing a 13-year-old boy and women in a village being held down and raped. Video: Al Jazeera English Media organisations which, are attempting to report on soldiers […]

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Dreaver ‘thrilled’ to report in Fiji again

By   /  October 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Barbara Dreaver, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji media, Foreign correspondent, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Reports, TVNZ  /  Comments Off on Dreaver ‘thrilled’ to report in Fiji again

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz New Zealand journalist Barbara Dreaver was given special permission earlier this year to land in Fiji for just one hour to change planes for a reporting trip to Kiribati. Image: TVNZ By TJ Aumua in Auckland TVNZ’s Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver says she is ‘thrilled’ to be able […]

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‘Jakarta Conclusions’: action plan for Asian media

By   /  October 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, ASEAN, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Indonesian media, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘Jakarta Conclusions’: action plan for Asian media

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Indonesian journalists in Jakarta wore masks on World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2016, in protest of the ongoing media violations. Image: News.CN Experts from Southeast Asian nations have identified key challenges facing media in their region. They propose three fundamental areas of action for civil society, governments […]

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Lifting of journo ban a ‘curious move’ says NZ reporter

By   /  October 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji media, Foreign correspondent, Free press, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Profile, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Lifting of journo ban a ‘curious move’ says NZ reporter

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Fiji prime minister Frank Bainimarama is expected to visit New Zealand from October 19-23, 2016. Image: Pacific Scoop New Zealand journalist Michael Field of Fairfax has said the announcement by the Fiji government to lift its ban on foreign journalists in the country is a “curious” move. He […]

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