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PMC chair Camille Nakhid talks to TTT Live about 'decolonising' research


TTT's Now presenter Lisa Wickham (right) talks to PMC chair Associate Professor Camille Nakhid (left) and doctoral candidate Kara Beckford of the University of Auckland. Video: TTT

Camille Nakhid, Pacific Media Centre

15 September, 2018

An international conference in the Caribbean this week focusing on critical thinking, interrogative discourse and rigorous research has featured the Pacific Media Centre chair.

Associate Professor Camille Nakhid, of AUT's School of Social Sciences, who is also chair of the PMC advisory board, and doctoral candidate Kara Beckford (Māori-Jamaican heritage), University of Auckland, also appeared on the TTT Live (Trinidad and Tobago Television) programme Now.

About the authors

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Camille Nakhid

PMC Advisory Board chair

Associate professor in the School of Social Sciences, AUT University.

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Pacific Media Centre

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The Pacific Media Centre - TE AMOKURA - at AUT University has a strategic focus on Māori, Pasifika and ethnic diversity media and community development.


INDONESIA: Officials ruin Australian researcher’s honeymoon over Papua


Doctoral researcher Belinda Lopez .... interest in community storytelling. Image: FB

Monday, August 6, 2018

Item: 10204

SYDNEY (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): An Australian doctoral researcher whose honeymoon plans in Indonesia included a cultural festival in the insecure Papua region has been deported after Indonesian officials accused her of being a journalist, a news agency reports.

Belinda Lopez, a Bahasa speaker, is back in Australia with a week left of her holiday but her plans ruined.

Her husband had already been barred from boarding the flight to Bali because his Dutch passport had less than six months validity. She was forced to fly alone.

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INDONESIA: ‘Blacklisted’ Australian researcher detained in Bali airport


Researcher Belinda Lopez ... detained by Indonesian authorities in Bali's Denpasar airport. Image: Belinda Lopez/FB

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Item: 10203

AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): An Australian-based doctoral media researcher says she has been “blacklisted” by Indonesian authorities and refused entry to the country while embarking on a holiday in Bali.

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PMC Seminar series: Folk wisdom: Superstition and 'old wives' tales' across the Pacific


Event date and time: 
Wed, 29/08/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Jourdene Rosella Cruz Aguon PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Why is folk wisdom important?  In this presentation, Jourdene Aguon will explore and discuss the intersection between Pacific island communities (Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand and the Cook Islands, Guam and the Marianas) and their oral traditions,


Translation as struggle and resistance: Re-translating 19th century Tagalog revolutionary texts


Event date and time: 
Wed, 25/07/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Pia Cristóbal KahnPACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Indigenous meanings and epistemologies tend to be forgotten and buried, and even erased, by non-indigenist interpretations and translations. This seminar is an exploration of an ‘indigenist hermeneutic’ to a re-translation of key texts of the Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan, a 19th-century anti-colonial movement in the Spanish colony of Filipinas, the present-day Philippines.


Disturbing Asia-Pacific millennials in the digital communication ecosystem


Professor Sanjay speaking

Pacific Media Centre

17 June, 2018

The digital age and the power and challenges of the Millennials as presented by keynote speaker Professor B P Sanjay, pro vice-chancellor of the University of Hyderabad, at the AMIC2018 conference at Manipal, Karnataka, India, on 7-9 June 2018.


REGION: ‘Fake news’ and millennials’ media judgment a challenge, says academic


Speakers in the opening AMIC2018 plenary on “Millennials – concept of democracy: Freedom of expression for all v. Freedom of expression for themselves”. Image: Pacific Media Centre

Friday, June 15, 2018

Item: 10177

BRIEFING: By David Robie
MANIPAL, India (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): “Fake news” combined with a lack of critical media judgment by many in the millennial generation is a major challenge to democracies across the world, says a leading Indian communication academic.

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'A cloud over Bukidnon forest' - the Lumad indigenous rights struggle in Mindanao


“Squatters” on their ancestral tribal land in 1989. Conrado Dumindin (second from right rear) and other Lumads in Bukidnon Forest, Mindanao, Philippines. (16) A cloud over Bukidnon [forest]. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/324273184_A_cloud_over_Bukidnon_forest [accessed Apr 07 2018]. Image: David Robie

David Robie, Pacific Media Centre

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Robie, D. (2014). A cloud over Bukidnon forest. Chapter 14 in Robie, D., Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific (pp. 174-183). Available at: ResearchGate

Abstract

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David Robie

Professor, PMC Director

Professor David Robie is an author, journalist and media educator specialising in Asia-Pacific affairs.

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Pacific Media Centre

PMC newsdesk

The Pacific Media Centre - TE AMOKURA - at AUT University has a strategic focus on Māori, Pasifika and ethnic diversity media and community development.


GLOBAL: RSF and partners launch new Journalism Trust to fight disinformation


RSF media freedom researchers and advocates at work in the Reporters Without Borders headquarters in Paris. Image: RSF

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Item: 10126

PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): An innovative media self-regulatory initiative designed to combat disinformation online – called the Journalism Trust Initiative (JTI) – was launched today by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), and its partners Agence France Presse (AFP), the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Global Editors Network (GEN).

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Pacific Media Watch is compiled for the Pacific Media Centre as a regional media freedom and educational resource by a network of journalists, students, stringers and commentators.
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