Tuesday, May 3, 2016
After a brutal fortnight for journalists in the Philippines last year, in which three broadcasters were shot dead, the International News Safety Institute spoke to veteran Filipino journalist Red Batario about the...
Monday, April 4, 2016
Public outreach or engagement is not valued enough in universities where the emphasis is on research journal articles with tiny readerships for communication, argues Savo Heleta. The “publish or perish...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Alex Wellerstein: ANALYSIS: Castle BRAVO, detonated on 1 March 1954, symbolises the grim realities of the thermonuclear age. This article reflects on the greatest single radiological disaster in US history.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
On Nuclear-Free and Independent Pacific Day, David Robie tells of how the ID of a mystery five-year-old girl on the cover of one of his books was revealed more than three decades later.
So the mystery is finally...
Saturday, January 30, 2016
David Robie: COMMENTARY: Comments from the AsiaPacificReport.nz and video launch at Auckland University of Technology.
Monday, January 25, 2016
John Pilger: ANALYSIS: This truth has no place in the Australian consciousness. Among settler nations with indigenous populations, apart from a facile “apology” in 2008, only Australia has refused to come to...
Thursday, January 21, 2016
With the window for Bougainville's independence referendum now open, time is of the essence if the ABG is to conduct a major policy overhaul. Such an overhaul is critically needed if the government is to...
Monday, January 18, 2016
In 2016, one doesn’t have to be Adolf Eichmann to be executed in Israel – it’s enough to be a teenage Palestinian girl with scissors, writes Hareetz columnist Gideon Levy.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
ANALYSIS: Kalina Seneviratne: "Mindful journalism" practice in the West tries to be secular and is practised without having any religious values. Moral wisdom is needed, say Asian scholars and an issue can be...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Now more than ever, say activists, media access to West Papua is crucial in order to bring global attention to a planned smelter, and to give the world a true understanding of the human rights situation in the region...
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Kumi Naidoo OPINION: PARIS (Greenpeace International/Pacific Media Watch): The wheel of climate action turns slowly, but in Paris it has turned. There’s much in this deal - the so-called Paris Agreement - ...
Friday, December 4, 2015
Padre James Bhagwan The latest Global Media Monitoring Project study reveals continuing severe disparity between representation of women and men in news media, indicating the portrayal of women in day-to-day journalism...
Monday, November 9, 2015
This is the Julia Gillard interview on Al Jazeera that defends how asylum seekers have been detained in "toxic and inhumane conditions" on Manus Island and Nauru. Chris Graham of New Matilda reports.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Rupeni Vatubuli COMMENTARY: Behind the scenes how much of a struggle is it in Fiji for the organisations and government ministries in charge of depression issues to push for a reduction in the suicide statistics?
Friday, November 6, 2015
David Robie KEYNOTE SPEECH at the University of the South Pacific 21st Anniversary Journalism Awards on 30 October 2015: