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Disasters

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Alex Perrottet: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Apart from the original tsunami report, released by the Samoan government last September – on the first anniversary of the tsunami – there...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Alex Perrottet: AUCKLAND: (Pacific Media Watch): The Broadcasting Standards Authority ruled earlier this month that the complaint by the Attorney-General of Samoa against Campbell Live's report...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Aigaletaule’ale’ā F. Tauafiafi: APIA: (Samoa Observer/Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister Tuilaepa has renewed his attack on New Zealand journalist John Campbell describing him as...
Friday, April 15, 2011
Alex Perrottet AUCKLAND: Independent journalist and documentary maker Andre Vltchek is highly critical of  the levels of self-censorship in Western mainstream and even progressive media that...
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
MANOA, Hawai'i: The huge tsunami triggered by the 9.0 magnitude Tohoku earthquake last month destroyed coastal towns near Sendai in Japan, washing  buildings, houses and cars into the...
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Tevita Motulalo NUKU'ALOFA: New Zealander John Jonesse, former managing director of Tonga's Shipping Corporation of Polynesia, has been sentenced to 5 years in prison, two other men have been...
Sunday, April 3, 2011
NUKU'ALOFA: Tonga’s Police Commissioner says some people were reluctant to speak to police during their investigation into the Princess Ashika disaster, Radio New Zealand International...
Saturday, April 2, 2011
NUKU'ALOFA: A Supreme Court jury found all four men accused in Tonga's Princess Ashika ferry tragedy guilty of manslaughter yesterday after deliberating for nearly 11 hours, Taimi Network...
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Karina Abadia: AUCKLAND: A wiki set up by a Yokohama resident to document poor reporting of Japan’s earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis has already attracted more than 200 examples of...
Sunday, March 27, 2011
Special report by Minnie Edmanley and Zhiyad Khan in Suva:  A candlelight memorial service to remember the victims of the recent disasters in Australia, New Zealand and Japan was held at the...
Thursday, March 24, 2011
WELLINGTON: During the past month cities in both New Zealand and Japan in the Asia-Pacific region have been shattered by terrible earthquakes - and people have been reminded again how vital radio...
Monday, March 21, 2011
Jendy Harper CHRISTCHURCH: One of the horrors of the Christchurch earthquake in was the tragic loss of life in multi-storey office buildings. Places of work where so many workers had no chance of...
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Jeremy Rose: Radio New Zealand's Mediawatch team looks at the media's coverage of the threefold disaster in Japan and examines the progress of al Jazeera into mainstream acceptance while...
Friday, March 18, 2011
Isaac Nicholas PORT MORESBY: The warning of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami last week in Papua New Guinea's New Ireland province could not be relayed to the outer islands because of the...
Friday, March 18, 2011
Krissy Dwyer: Celebrated New Zealand Herald cartoonist Rod Emmerson says covering the Christchurch earthquake has been the most challenging work he has ever had to do.