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Opinion

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...
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Ali Bell: OPINION: My trouble is I love tele's Border Patrol. I loved watching it so much, I even applied for a job with Immigration once, until I realised you had to be pretty tough and New...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
David Robie's blog: Fugitive colonel Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba Mara has certainly tossed a proverbial cluster bomb in the kava bowl.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
OPINION: DUNEDIN, NZ (Otago Daily Times/Pacific Media Watch): Another chapter in the sorry saga of modern Fiji appears to be in the writing, and it is far too soon to predict how it will end. It is...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Alan Cocker OPINION: AUCKLAND: On first acquaintance, the news that the government's funding freeze had led Radio New Zealand to put its two grand pianos out to tender seemed, well, off-key....
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Roland Koroi SUVA: The recent ruling by the New Zealand Press Council against an article in the Sunday Star-Times on Fiji by New Zealand reporter Michael Field is not the first that has been made...
Thursday, May 12, 2011
This statement by journalist Jon Stephenson critiques NZ Defence and government's reaction to NZSAS/Afghanistan issue and the TV3 60 Minutes programme Take No Prisoners. OPINION: On 2 May, chief...
Sunday, May 8, 2011
David Robie's blog: In the wake of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York on September 11, 2001, the remote Central Asian state of Kyrgyzstan proved itself a key ally in the...
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Mike Reitz analyses the recent PACMAS policy review and is not impressed with what he has found. OPINION: I came across a copy of the PACMAS (Pacific Media Assistance Scheme) review a few weeks ago....
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Gordon Campbell in his Scoop column "On bin Laden, Petrobas and Jon Stephenson": One of the main features of New Zealand's post-Cabinet press conference yesterday was Prime Minister...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
OPINION: The fact that Osama bin Laden, a man who fought his enemies with violence that frequently killed the innocent, is now dead could be a positive development… But it’s a pity that...
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
OPINION: BANGKOK: Of all the attacks against media and its practitioners, none is more heinous than the slaying of journalists - and getting away with murder. Nowhere is this anomaly more pronounced...
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Hone Harawira Talks to Duncan Garner on The Nation on TV3 on Saturday. INTERVIEW: Hone Harawira is launching his new political party Mana this weekend and the new party signals the end of any truce...
Sunday, May 1, 2011
PARIS: Reporters Without Borders deplores the actions of the BBC and the Associated Press Television News (APTN) in censoring satirical coverage of Friday's royal wedding in London by The...