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Saturday, August 13, 2016
David Robie RESEARCH: For two decades, this paper presenter has been an initiator of a series of independent newspapers based in prominent South Pacific journalism programmes hosted in three...
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Karen Abplanalp: RESEARCH: Indonesia has restricted access for journalists seeking to visit West Papua for more than 50 years. On May 10, 2015, shortly after this thesis was submitted, Indonesia...
Sunday, April 3, 2016
David Robie RESEARCH: Fiji  was  a  media  pariah  among  Pacific  nations,  as  well  as  a  political  outcast,  for  much...
Friday, April 1, 2016
David Robie RESEARCH: La’o Hamutuk (Walking Together in English) is an independent social justice and development communication non-government organization established in Timor-Leste in 2000 by...
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 –...