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11 May 2012

AUDIO: Journalistic freedom in Pacific 'unstable', says PMC head

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The new Pacific Media Watch media freedom report.

WELLINGTON (Radio NZ Checkpoint / Pacific Media Watch): The author of a report on Pacific Media Freedom says press freedom in the region is very fragile.

Professor David Robie, who is the head of the New Zealand-based Pacific Media Centre, launched a Pacific Media Watch status report on media freedom in the Pacific last week - coinciding with World Press Freedom Day.

Leilani Momoisea interviews Dr David Robie, Matilda Bogner of the OHCHR in Suva, and PNG journalist Henry Yamo. (3min)

From Checkpoint - 3 May 2012

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