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Research

Monday, December 7, 2015
Alistar Kata RESEARCH: Mainstream media, especially television, gives attention to negativity and conflict, and in the lead up to the 2014 elections, the conversations created through New Zealand...
Monday, December 7, 2015
TJ Aumua RESEARCH: Fiji has gained a reputation in the South Pacific for its four military coups that have forced the media to work under restrictive conditions for the past two decades. More...
Monday, October 19, 2015
Alex Perrottet RESEARCH: The term “development journalism” has been used for four decades in Asia, but in the Pacific and even more so in Western countries such as New Zealand and...
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Shailendra Singh RESEARCH: This thesis examines conflict reporting in Fiji, an ethnically and politically divided Pacific island country debilitated by four socially and economically devastating...
Friday, July 17, 2015
David Robie, Del Abcede RESEARCH: This article examines the law, challenges since the constitutional ruling, and demands for repealing the law and replacing it with a so-called ‘Magna Carta...
Friday, July 17, 2015
David Robie RESEARCH: New Zealand’s Performance-Based Research Fund regime makes no explicit provision for journalism practice-as-research, although it does not exclude it either.
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...