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Monday, November 20, 2017
PUBLICATION: The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in an event next week marking its 10th anniversary, including the...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
BACKGROUNDER:  Jewel Topsfield reports from Jakarta. More than 500 Indonesian IS supporters are still believed to be in Syria. Hundreds more have been deported back to Indonesia, returned voluntarily or killed...
Monday, July 17, 2017
BACKGROUNDER: On the first anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey by the Reporters Sans Frontières team. The trial of 19 journalists and other employees of the republican daily newspaper Cumhuriyet will start...
Sunday, June 11, 2017
ANALYSIS: David Robie traces the history of the early years of the nuclear-free movement in a 1986 article for the New Internationalist – and shows how ordinary people declaring their home as a nuclear-free zone...
Monday, April 17, 2017
Murray Horton AGENDA-SETTING: This is about the longer view of the American Empire and the bigger picture.
Monday, April 10, 2017
RESEARCH: Over the year, according to figures gathered by UNESCO, at least 100 journalists were killed in 2016 - making it one of the bloodiest years in recent memory. As World Press Freedom Day approaches on 3 May 2017...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
David Robie REVIEW: Media coverage of the decapitation and other atrocities against journalists has heightened global awareness of just how dangerous the profession of journalists is when covering war zones, corruption...
Saturday, December 10, 2016
ANALYSIS: On International Anti-Corruption Day today, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is highlighting the important role that journalists play in exposing scandals, sometimes at the highest government level, and the...
Sunday, November 27, 2016
By Elena Cavalione of Euronews IN A world torn apart by conflicts old and new, the issue of the media’s role seems to have growing importance. Media coverage of atrocities committed during wars is opening...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By DAVID ROBIE  on Aneityum, Vanuatu She had the most enchanting smile, even though she had lost her baby teeth. Her toothless grin turned out to be perfect for the role. The five-year-old girl had her face...
Friday, July 29, 2016
By DAVID ROBIE SURPRISING that a conference involving some of the brightest minds in journalism education from around the world should be ignored by New Zealand’s local media. Some 220 people from 43...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Cyclone Winston is considered to be the deadliest cyclone to hit the South Pacific region. The Australian tropical cyclone scale and the Winston Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale both measured Winston as a category...
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Dana Wensley OPINION: There are as many ways to control the media as there are styles of government. The continuing ban on TVNZ reporter Barbara Dreaver by the Fiji government is part of an ongoing slip in freedom of...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
John L. Momis: SPEECH: An edited presentation by the Bougainville governor to the Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum in Cairns, Australia, on May 15-17. 
Saturday, May 7, 2016
OPINION: By Rev Benny Giay   LAST MONDAY, Indonesian police arrested more than 1600 people in Jayapura, Papua. They were rallying in support of a coalition of groups representing West Papuans’ aspirations...