Monday, March 23, 2015
Sunia Foliaki PACIFIC SCOOP: The immediate focus following natural disasters such as Cyclone Pam, which has devastated Vanuatu, is almost always on the number of people affected and the numbers of deaths, roofs and...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The vast gap between the relatively few of “us” safe on our sofas at home and the very large numbers of “them” out there in harm’s way is also what enables a reporter to ask a man on one...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Dr Dale Dominey-Howes ANALYSIS: No matter which region of the Earth we look at, we see the same 60–80 percent of all disasters as being climate disasters. This means that governments, national disaster-management...
Friday, March 13, 2015
Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Centre:
As three tropical storms and cyclones raged across the Pacific today, aid agencies have been bracing for what could become an unprecedented relief response.
Monday, March 9, 2015
Ellie van Baaren COMMENTARY: In September 1995, Pacific leaders and activists joined the rest of the world in Beijing, China, for the Fourth World Conference on Women.
Monday, March 9, 2015
PACIFIC commentator Barbara Dreaver called last week’s spying on the Pacific neighbours controversy a storm in a teacup. Or perhaps it was more like a coconet tempest.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Thousands of New Zealanders turned out in protests across the country today against a Pacific-wide free trade deal claimed to be “selling out” the people’s future.
Protesters took to the streets...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Protesters forced Prime Minister John Key to slip out through a back door at the University of Auckland’s Business School today.
The small demonstration was against the government decision to send troops to...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Satendra Nandan OPINION: The world had to fight a horrible war, drop atomic bombs, to win against such evil. The present tragic situation demands some serious thinking in our global perceptions of the realities in which...
Friday, January 23, 2015
Joel Simon: OPINION: As technology changes how news is gathered and delivered, should journalism continue to be sharply distinguished from activism and other kinds of free speech? An extract by Joel Simon from his new...
Monday, January 19, 2015
Vol. 21, No 1, May 2015
Call for articles, panels and commentaries:
20th Anniversary of PJR Conference
in the Asia-Pacific
Friday, January 16, 2015
Michael Brull: COMMENT: Our defence of 'freedom of speech' appears to be qualified by whether or not we actually find the speech offensive.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Professor Steven Ratuva: ANALYSIS: The inherent Pacific diversity makes a mockery of the naive mainstream view that there are certain ideal types of “one size fits all” Western models of democracy which non-...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
David Robie: OPINION: Nine years ago two Paris-based filmmakers, Jerôme Lambert and Philippe Picard, who have directed many documentaries for French public television, made a controversial documentary, Cabu:...
Monday, January 12, 2015
Nahrain Al-Mousawi: COMMENTARY: The use of mockery and caricature as a way of mocking Islamic extremism is, in fact, in some ways far more pronounced in the Middle Eastern media than it is in Europe.