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Thursday, December 18, 2014

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UPDATED LINKS: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Asylum seekers in the Pacific, media freedom issues, post-elections Fiji, climate change, the climate of impunity in the Philippines and investigative documentaries in Timor-Leste, Australia and New Zealand are among the wide-ranging topics featured at a three-day political journalism in the Asia-Pacific conference opening tomorrow.

The conference is marking 20 years of publishing the research journal Pacific Journalism Review.

Walter Fraser, head of Pacific Advancement at AUT University, will open the conference on Thursday morning and Vice-Chancellor, Derek McCormack, will make a presentation of a mega cartoon to the editorial team on Friday, 5-6pm, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the journal.

Fifteen journalists are covering the conference, including from Antara News Agency in Indonesia and the Bangkok bureau of TV Asahi of Japan.

Here are the livestreaming links:

Thursday, 27 November: 8.45am-10.45am:
Conference opening, video premiere of The Life of Pacific Journalism Review, Philippines and the Ampatuan massacre, media freedom issues in the Pacific and Fiji. Speakers include: Walter Fraser (AUT's Head of Pacific Advancement), Sasya Wreksono (NZ/Indonesia), Del Abcede (Philippines), Barbara Dreaver (NZ/Pacific), Ricardo Morris (Fiji).

AUT On Demand:

Full The Life of Pacific Journalism Review video on YouTube

Friday, 28 November: 8.45am-10.45am:
Republika editor Ricardo Morris, a keynote speaker on Fiji, followed by Shailendra Singh (Fiji) and Nick Chesterfield (West Papua).

AUT On Demand:


Friday, 28 November: 6-8pm:
Film maker Max Stahl on "anti-news" and the experimental documentary Reconciliation in Timor-Leste

AUT On Demand:

Full conference programme

Storify conference link


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