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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”,...
Sunday, June 30, 2013
Shailendra Singh RESEARCH: This article moots the idea of ‘responsible conflict reporting’ in Fiji and the South Pacific. Prolonged conflict, including three coups since 1987, has...
Sunday, June 30, 2013
David Robie RESEARCH: South Pacific media face a challenge of developing forms of journalism that contribute to the national ethos by mobilising change from passive communities to those seeking...
Friday, November 30, 2012
Documentary RESEARCH: Media Freedom in the Pacific: Researched interviews on the issues of media freedom and freedom of information in the South Pacific to mark the UNESCO World Media Freedom Day on...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
David Robie: RESEARCH: Auckland University of Technology’s Pacific Media Centre and its news offshoot, Pacific Scoop, are working in tandem with New Zealand’s leading independent online...
Thursday, June 28, 2012
David Robie: RESEARCH: The fate of 2700 islanders from the Carteret Islands off the north-eastern coast of Bougainville has become an icon for the future of many communities on low-lying small states...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Taberannang Korauaba: RESEARCH: Although the Pacific nation of Kiribati has been identified as one of the most vulnerable countries to the impact of climate change, little is known about the...
Monday, May 21, 2012
Gavin Ellis: RESEARCH: "A Ghost in the Chair" doctoral thesis examines the role which trustee governance of news media organisations can play in promoting and protecting democratically...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Alex Perrottet and David Robie: RESEARCH: This research report covers the period 1 July 2010-30 June 2011 and examines the trends in the Pacific region. In addition to Pacific Islands Forum member...
Sunday, February 12, 2012
David Robie: RESEARCH: Peace journalism is hardly a new concept, Galtung and Ruge having provided a key conceptual underpinning in 1965 and in later studies. However, while it flourished...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Amanda Watson: RESEARCH: This research examines the role of mobile telephony in rural communities of Papua New Guinea. It was conducted in the earliest stages of mobile phone adoption in these areas...
Monday, January 2, 2012
Camellia Webb-Gannon: RESEARCH: This thesis explores themes of unity and conflict within West Papua’s independence movement, analysing the extent to which conflict has hindered the movement...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Thakur Ranjit Singh: RESEARCH: In May 1999, Mahendra Pal Chaudhry was sworn in as the first Indo-Fijian Prime Minister of Fiji. A year later, an unruly protest march opposing his leadership climaxed...
Friday, October 14, 2011
Te Rōpu Whariki: A content analysis of editorial items about Māori issues and the Treaty of Waitangi in 14 Suburban Newspapers publications in Auckland and Northland found a low proportion of...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Merja Myllylahti and Wayne Hope: This article identifies recent developments in the ownership and management of New Zealand media institutions since Bill Rosenberg’s 2009 article in Pacific...