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Opinion

Monday, June 25, 2012
Jennifer Robinson OPINION: As violence escalates in West Papua, one cannot help but recall East Timor and wonder how much worse it must get before Australia, New Zealand and the international...
Monday, June 18, 2012
Alex Perrottet ANALYSIS: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): In the aftermath to the lifting of the Public Emergency Regulations (PER) in Fiji in January, media organisations have been peering out from...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
OPINION: PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier Editorial / Pacific Media Watch): Polling begins in 10 days time on June 23 when the country’s 4.8 million voters will cast their votes, but there are...
Monday, June 11, 2012
Murray Horton OPINION: The 25th anniversary of NZ’s nuclear-free law is a worthy cause for celebration for what was, and is, a fantastic achievement.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Graham Davis ANALYSIS: Australian-made secret plans to invade Fiji, according to a startling report that is bound to heighten suspicion and deepen the already significant rift between the two...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Sydney Morning Herald editorial PORT MORESBY (Sydney Morning Herald / Pacific Media Watch): The stand-off between Papua New Guinea's parliament and its judiciary reached a dangerous flashpoint...
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Alex Perrottet OPINION (Pacific Media Watch): At times, the media is poor at covering its own issues. We would rather point the spotlight away from ourselves. But when it comes to press...
Friday, April 27, 2012
Wadan Narsey COMMENTARY: If this was a news release by a geologist, alarm bells would be ringing around the Pacific and international scientific community.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Graham Davis: GRUBSHEET'S burgeoning number of opinion pieces on Fiji are largely designed to counter what we regard as the continuing failure of the mainstream regional media to come to grips...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Wendy Bacon has more media knowledge than most - but it didn't help when she was recently savaged by News Ltd. Do errors of fact mark the limits of free speech? OPINION: On Saturday 10 March, I...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
OPINION: AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald / Pacific Media Watch): Longevity is not always an accurate marker of the impact of a monarch's reign. That much can be accomplished in a short time has...
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Lloyd Spencer Davis OPINION: NOUMEA, New Caledonia (Otago Daily Times / Pacific Media Watch): I have been in Noumea less than 24 hours when I am struck by a thought: tuna are the sheep of the sea...
Saturday, February 4, 2012
TVNZ Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver OPINION: AUCKLAND (Television New Zealand / Pacific Media Watch): When the Princess Ashika ferry went down in August 2009 the men - who were on the deck -...
Saturday, August 27, 2011
David Robie: Brazilian journalist Pepe Escobar, author of Globalisation: How the Globalised World is Dissolving into Liquid War, has an uncanny knack of slicing through the hypocrosy and exposing...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
The post-conflict scenario in Libya differs from Afghanistan and Iraq, those two examples of failed Western intervention in several crucial aspects. Indeed if you study the indicators, Libya is...