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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...
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
OPINION: APIA (Savali/Pacific Media Watch): The lack of balanced reporting to the point of promoting regime propaganda in the Fiji media, and the subsequent silence from media freedom groups in the...
Thursday, August 18, 2011
David McKnight and Penny O’Donnell: An Australian inquiry into media bias would ignore the bigger crisis facing newspapers in the digital age.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Wadan Narsey: TRIBUTE: Sir Paul Reeves  (RIP) contributed enormously not just to his Māori community, but also to the wider Pakeha community in New Zealand.
Monday, August 8, 2011
John  Minto: OPINION: Yet another anniversary of the 1981 Springbok tour is upon us and media coverage has been extensive but generally shallow.
Monday, August 1, 2011
Chen Bei OPINION: Each day when I bite into my hamburger, I wish I had swiped my dual-currency MasterCard at the checkout on an earlier day.
Monday, August 1, 2011
Professor Wadan Narsey: ANALYSIS: Fiji’s system of law and justice is at a historically defining point with the Burness/Shameem case against the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF).
Saturday, July 30, 2011
John Minto: OPINION: Tony Blair’s fleeting visit to Auckland yesterday via private jet was a pathetic affair which exposed the venality of our corporate elites and their media hangers on.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Chen Bei: It was only 16 degrees Celsius. And it was the first zero-rain day since I arrived in Auckland a week ago. Bathed in the winter sun, I got my first chance to tour around a city besieged by...