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Friday, August 22, 2014
TJ Aumua PROFILE: After a busy morning speaking at a violence prevention forum and dealing with a batch of media interviews and countless handshakes, Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre coordinator Shamima Ali finally has...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Kalafi Moala OPINION: Since the current Constitution of Tonga was introduced in 2010 recommending democratic constitutional and electoral reform in the governance structure, the most damning review of what took place in...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
David Robie: OPINION: AN EXTRAORDINARY story of mining skulduggery and a courageous struggle by indigenous Kanak environmental campaigners has been captured in a poignant new documentary, Cap Bocage – described by...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Brent Edwards in The Walkley Magazine looks at journalist and academic David Robie’s scrutiny of the Pacific region’s governance and journalism. Cartoon by David Pope.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Lee Duffield: COMMENTARY: The mood in New Caledonia, the racially and ethnically divided French territory of the South-west Pacific, is there for the outsider to easily sample. It has great promise, but there are...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Shaivalini Parmar: ANALYSIS: In Fiji, one must choose between being an advocate for media freedom and a journalist. And as elections near, allegations of government intimidation and interference with the media have...
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Special report by Shannon Gillies in Dili: Confusion reigns over a controversial media law adopted by Parliament but yet to be promulgated in the fledgling Asia-Pacific democracy of Timor-Leste.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Alison McCulloch profiles Pacific Media Centre director David Robie, his new book and his lifetime commitment to media coverage of the Asia-Pacific region.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
John Pilger’s latest film, Utopia, recently aired on SBS television. New Matilda owner/editor Chris Graham worked as an associate producer on the film. In this special feature, he provides an inside look at the...
Monday, June 2, 2014
David Robie: OPINION: JOURNALISTS and civil society critical of the flawed Fiji mediascape in the lead-up to the first post-coup general election in September should also be up in arms over the attempts to muzzle the...
Monday, May 26, 2014
Antony Loewenstein: ANALYSIS: Public broadcasting is under attack for elitism and bias in the UK, US and Australia. But the critics' real agenda is clear - the expansion of corporate influence into our most trusted...
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Maj Nygaard Christensen and Angie Bexley: ANALYSIS: So far, the Indonesian presidential election campaign appears to have received surprisingly little attention in now independent Timor-Leste. Former general Prabowo...
Sunday, May 11, 2014
David Robie: ANALYSIS: The campaign for media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region region continues to face opponents, such as parliamentarians in Timor-Leste this week.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Nethy Dharma Somba  in Jayapura: The Democratic Party garnered the most votes for the House of Representatives in Papua with a total of 700,150 votes out of 2,949,189 valid votes.
Friday, May 2, 2014
ANALYSIS: Writing for Timor-Leste's Independente, Bob Howarth argues for more homework over the worrying move to license journalists.