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Saturday, July 18, 2015
Professor Biman Prasad SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: Wednesday's (July 15, 2015) editorial comment by Fiji Sun managing editor (news) Jyoti Pratibha titled "So what...
Saturday, July 4, 2015
AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald/Pacific Media Watch): On April 23, the New Zealand Herald published, front-page and online, an article about Amanda Bailey and the controversy over her reaction to the...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Wendy Bacon ANALYSIS: An SBS journalist is out of a job for expressing an opinion. A review of how the Twitter storm calling for his sacking unfolded.
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...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
SUVA (The Fiji Times/Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): A Fiji Media Development Authority (MIDA) "ruling" that the Fiji Sun has breached the Media Decree following a complaint...
Monday, November 24, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji media watchdog has changed its racism allegations put to the United Nations Human Rights Council. The chairman of the Media...
Sunday, November 2, 2014
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand / Pacific Media Watch): Radio New Zealand has rejected claims its reporting of the Fiji general election in September was racist, unbalanced, and inaccurate. The...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
GENEVA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Media Industry Development Authority has accused Al Jazeera and Radio New Zealand of racism in their reporting of last...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Matthew Ricketson OPINION: Journalism courses can – and should – provide a grounding in core professional skills and methods. They do, writes Professor Matthew Ricketson in response to...
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Jonathan Green: OPINION: The reckless and inflammatory reporting on terrorism and national security in Australia makes me wonder whether we'd be better off without a media apparatus that can sink...
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Kia ora, kia orana … My name is Alistar Kata, a student journalist from New Zealand’s Auckland University of Technology...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
MELBOURNE (Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): A coalition of opposition parties has complained of multiple breaches including tampering and illegal removal of ballot boxes. Media Industry...
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Dawn Gibson SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) chairman Ashwin Raj has criticised some reporting of alleged discrepancies in Fiji’s...
Friday, April 4, 2014
David Robie: OPINION: SO THERE we have it. Fiji’s Media Industry Development Authority chairperson Ashwin Raj is going to stamp out all hate and race speech in his country with the stroke of a...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Eva Corlett: AUCKLAND (Te Waha Nui / Pacific Media Watch): Māori leaders have called for a judicial review following the axing of funding for New Zealand’s only centre of research excellence (...