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SAMOA: Research explores media practice, freedom of the press
Mon, 08 Jan 2018

By Joshua Lafoai
APIA (Asia Pacific Report/Samoa Observer/Pacific Media Watch): A research paper by a National University of Samoa lecturer warns media freedom in Samoa still faces many challenges.

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SAMOA: 'Criminal libel' and PM Tuilaepa’s gift from American Samoa
Sun, 07 Jan 2018

Editorial by Gatoa'itele Savea Sano Malifa
APIA (Samoa Observer/Pacific Media Watch): Let’s face it. For every beginning there is an end. And for every end there is a reward to be extended, the quality of which would depend entirely on how keenly persevering the attempt would be. 

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GLOBAL: 3 years after Charlie tragedy, 'blaspheming' journalists face death
Fri, 05 Jan 2018

PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): On the eve of the third anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) deplores the fact that dozens of journalists worldwide are still the targets of calls for their execution or are sentenced to death because they are deemed to be guilty of blasphemy or apostasy.

Writing or talking about religious matters continues to be delicate, to the point that you can risk losing your life, RSF said in a statement.

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FIJI: Fiji Times launches digital news media app
Fri, 05 Jan 2018

By Shalendra Prasad
SUVA (Motibhai Group/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji’s oldest and most trusted newspaper is moving ahead with digital media integration following the successful launch of an app for smart devices.

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