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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...
Friday, April 29, 2011
Sophie Johnson SOPHIE'S BLOG 6 EXTRA: HONG KONG: We're now in Hong Kong airport, it is about 7am here (11am NZ time). We left Kathmandu at 11.15pm and went forward 2 and a half hours so we...
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Jeremy Muir OPINION: The Gisborne Herald has attacked Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) spokesman Murray Horton in an editorial over his scathing analysis of New Zealand's free...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
John Minto: OPINION: Last night I saw the film Operation 8: Deep in the forest about the now infamous Urewera terror raids in New Zealand. It tells the story from the defendants’ point of view...
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Rowan Callick: As people in the Pacific gain access to more information in the digital revolution, they are becoming less satisfied with the levels of leadership and services in their communities....
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Humiliation faces Australia and New Zealand with the authority that Fiji coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama will now wield as the leader of a virile Melanesian Spearhead Group  – backed by the...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Alex Perrottet: ANALYSIS: AUCKLAND: For outside onlookers at Fiji, the 2014 deadline for democratic elections seemed like a far-off date in the future, arbitrarily picked by military leader Commodore...
Sunday, March 27, 2011
David Robie: Was there any real justification in the devastating intervention in Libya - initially French and British-led and now with NATO driving? Is there really a moral case for this "no-fly...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Editorial by Daily Post publisher Marc Neil-Jones: PORT VILA: It has now been more than two weeks since the assault on myself as Daily Post publisher by a group of men blatantly led by Minister Harry...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Ali Bell: OPINION: March 22 is the autumn equinox, when the tilt of the planet in relation to the sun in New Zealand means the days are shorter and the nights longer. In The Lies of March: is there...