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Monday, April 13, 2015
Taberannang Korauaba RESEARCH: This review focuses on the debate on climate change and its implications for  policymaking and attitudes in Kiribati. It also deals with how the government has...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Gemima Harvey RESEARCH: West Papua is a region fraught with tension, where the Indigenous population is intimidated and repressed to prevent the voicing of political views.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Sara Vui'Talitu RESEARCH: This research examines media freedom in parts of the Pacific region. My belief is that it is still a daily uphill challenge because of on-going news reports of...
Friday, February 27, 2015
Jan Sinclair RESEARCH: This research aims to clarify why there is such a difference between expert understandings of the environmental risk of global warming and climate change, and social world...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Rukhsana Aslam RESEARCH: Many scholars argue that the media plays a significant role in reporting conflict. The nature of that role – as a perpetuator of conflict or agent for peace –...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Craig Hoyle: RESEARCH: Myanmar or Burma? It’s a debate that has continued for several decades. For many organisations and media outlets, the use of one or the other reflects political beliefs.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Philip Cass RESEARCH: Writing in 1967, the Australian historian Hank Nelson observed in his pioneering survey of the press in PNG:
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Scott MacWilliam: RESEARCH: The establishment and subsequent operations of the two most important universities in the South Pacific, the regional University of the South Pacific (USP) and the...
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Dr Gavin Ellis RESEARCH: Let me begin by putting New Zealand domestic journalism in context. None of the 16 journalists and nine citizen journalists killed so far this year, according to Reporters...
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Courtney Wilson RESEARCH: This thesis examines news coverage of conflict in Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG), and West Papua by two prominent media sources in New Zealand - Radio New Zealand’s...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Scott MacWilliam: RESEARCH: THIS ESSAY, and the research which preceded it, is driven by a puzzle that is neatly embodied in the two quotations presented.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Henry Yamo RESEARCH: Broadband telecommunication services are growing rapidly and spreading at a remarkable pace. Globally, mobile phones are one of the most universally available technologies today...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
David Robie: RESEARCH: Peace journalism has emerged belatedly in the context of critical studies in Oceania, where seminars over the past two years have addressed conflict reporting and the notion of...
Sunday, June 30, 2013
David Robie RESEARCH: Alongside normative definitions of the Fourth Estate as an independent watchdog on political power, in the South Pacific there is also a notion of a “fifth estate”,...