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Conflict

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Rukhsana Aslam RESEARCH: Many scholars argue that the media plays a significant role in reporting conflict. The nature of that role – as a perpetuator of conflict or agent for peace –...
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Courtney Wilson RESEARCH: This thesis examines news coverage of conflict in Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG), and West Papua by two prominent media sources in New Zealand - Radio New Zealand’s...
Friday, April 11, 2014
Robert Yates in Banda Aceh On Tuesday last week, unidentified gunmen opened fire on a car decked out with political banners in Indonesia’s northernmost province, Aceh. Three people were...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
CANBERRA (ABC News / Pacific Media Watch): The Australian National Archives has released 10,000 previously secret cabinet documents from the years 1986 and 1987, Radio Australia reports. The...
Monday, December 16, 2013
David Robie: PROFILE: Timor-Leste investigative journalist Jose Belo has been presented with one of the 2013 Sérgio Vieira de Mello human rights awards by the President, Taur Matan Ruak. David...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
David Robie: RESEARCH: Peace journalism has emerged belatedly in the context of critical studies in Oceania, where seminars over the past two years have addressed conflict reporting and the notion of...
Thursday, April 4, 2013
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): Pacific news media need to adopt a constructive and proactive approach to reporting conflicts.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
WELLINGTON (Radio NZ Mediawatch / Pacific Media Watch): Radio New Zealand's Mediawatch programme, hosted by Colin Peacock, today featured how New Zealand media have virtually ignored West Papua...
Saturday, March 2, 2013
COMMENTARY: Ramzy Baroud reviews the implications of the World Press Photo of the Year - portraying pain and despair in Gaza - in the reality of the Syrian context.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Bintang Papua and Pacific Media Watch JAYAPURA (Pacific Scoop / Bintang Papua / West Papua Media / Pacific Media Watch): Eleven journalists working in Papua are alleged to be passing on...
Friday, May 25, 2012
SUVA (French Embassy in Fiji / Pacific Media Watch): French Ambassador Gilles Montagnier today presented a cheque to the Arts, Law and Education Faculty Dean of the University of the South Pacific...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
JAYAPURA (Jakarta Post / Pacific Media Watch): Letogo Kagoya, 35, who was killed during an armed attack on an airplane at Mulia Airport in the Puncak Jaya regency in West Papua on Sunday, was a...
Sunday, February 12, 2012
David Robie: RESEARCH: Peace journalism is hardly a new concept, Galtung and Ruge having provided a key conceptual underpinning in 1965 and in later studies. However, while it flourished...
Monday, January 2, 2012
Camellia Webb-Gannon: RESEARCH: This thesis explores themes of unity and conflict within West Papua’s independence movement, analysing the extent to which conflict has hindered the movement...