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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
COMMENTARY: By Sylvester Gawi LAE, PNG (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): I grew up in the 1990s listening to NBC Radio – Radio Kundu – which was informative and always...
Sunday, March 31, 2019
COMMENTARY: By Jeremy Rose of RNZ Mediawatch WELLINGTON (RNZ Mediawatch/Pacific Media Watch):The speech by Imam Gamal Fouda of Al Noor mosque delivered just a week after the Christchurch massacre...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald/Pacific Media Watch): Of all the issues the nation needs to address in the aftermath of the atrocity on Friday, the prohibition of military-style guns in civilian...
Monday, February 11, 2019
By Eric Beecher, chairman and editor-in-chief of Crikey SYDNEY (Crikey/Pacific Media Watch): There’s too much bad news permeating the world of journalism and its tenuous business models. But...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Asia Pacific Report): Indonesian President Joko Widodo says a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings would only be released from jail if he pledged loyalty...
Friday, September 21, 2018
OPINION: An open letter to broadcaster Heather du Plessis-Allan on behalf of New Zealanders who have worked, and those are who are still working, in development in Solomon Islands: HONIARA (RNZ...
Thursday, September 20, 2018
OPINION: By Glenn Fredly JAKARTA (Asia Pacific Report/Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): The remarks of renowned American philosopher John Dewey, “If you want to establish some conception of...
Friday, July 13, 2018
ANALYSIS: By Colin Peacock of RNZ’s Mediawatch WELLINGTON (RNZ Mediawatch/Asia Pacific Rwport/Pacific Media Watch): The allocation of $15 million for public broadcasting will be split...
Sunday, June 3, 2018
OPINION: By Keith Jackson NOOSA (PNG Attitude/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Samuel H Basil, the man who might ban Papua New Guineans from Facebook, was not always such a stern opponent...
Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Jale Moala SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): MAY 19, 2000: As editor of the Fiji Daily Post newspaper in Suva, I was expecting some big stories that day but nothing like what...
Friday, May 18, 2018
By Martyn Bradbury, editor of The Daily Blog AUCKLAND (The Daily Blog/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): I was fortunate enough to get a guest ticket to go along with Voyager to the NZ...
Monday, May 7, 2018
BOOK REVIEW: By Bambang Muryanto YOGYAKARTA (Asia Pacific Report/The Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): A Dutch freelance journalist, Rohan (a pen name), had been interested in the political...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Opinion by Dan McGarry PORT VILA (Asia Pacific Report/Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): The average Australian’s conception of Pacific island nations is so limited it makes some of us...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Mackenzie Smith JAKARTA (Asia Media Centre/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): In Indonesia, I expected to broaden my understanding and realisation of Asia and its importance to New...
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Backgrounder by Scott Waide LAE, Papua New Guinea (My Land, My Country/Pacific Media Watch): In the early hours of October 23, 2017, a woman in her late 40s was dragged out of her home by a mob...