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Former Pacific Media Watch editor and now Tagata Pasifika journalist Alistar Kata (left) and AUT masters research student Pauline Mago-King from Papua New Guinea...

A tragedy in Papua New Guinea's Western Province. Image: Sally Lloyd/My Land, My Country By Sally Lloyd as told to Scott Waide in Lae A few...

Truong Duy Nhat’s disappearance is all the more disturbing because he is widely respected as a blogger. Image: RSF/Youtube). Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders...

Presidential candidates Joko "Jokowi" Widodo (left) and Ma'ruf Amin make statements during the first candidate debate on January 18. Image: Dhoni Setiawan/Jakarta Post Pacific Media...

By Dr Evita March It seems like internet trolling happens everywhere online these days – and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. The British press...

Port Moresby's Governor Powes Parkop with the West Papuan Morning Star flag ... strong backing for Bougainville and West Papuan self-determination and independence. Image:...

Behrouz Boochani ... wrote his award-winning book bit-by-bit via texting from Papua New Guinea. Image: Hoda Afshar/Behrouz Boochani/RNZ Pacific Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An Iranian asylum-seeker...

By Sara Stefanini Political uncertainty hangs over large swathes of the world’s tropical forests this year, raising the risk of more destruction and carbon emissions. Recent...

An angry mob torches the courthouse on Rapa Nui. Image: Latercera Online/RNZ Pacific By RNZ Pacific Rapa Nui has been hit by serious disturbances after a...

By Dan McGarry The government of Vanuatu has convened three major tourism and travel stakeholders this week to announce a major shakeup in the sector. Dubbed...