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Saturday, May 30, 2009
This journal articles examines New Zealand's Pasifika and ethnic news media in the context of changing demographics and contested notions such as the 'arc of instability' and the impact...
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Academic research on Pacific media such as Robert Loto’s work on Pacific Islanders and health in print publications and an analysis of the Fiji 2000 coup by Christine Gounder can now be easily...
Sunday, November 30, 2008
This doctoral thesis draws together a number of other strands of the author’s research in which he has claimed the emergence of a unique form of Pacific journalism in the post-independence...
Sunday, November 30, 2008
This special edition of Fijian Studies looks at the mainstream news media in Fiji. The journal attempts to cover the last 20 years, a turbulent\ period in Fiji’s history scarred by four coups...
Sunday, November 30, 2008
This journal article identifies conceptual and methodological considerations for a research that seeks to identify the different forms and contents of diasporic media available to South Pacific...
Sunday, November 30, 2008
This journal article examines media accountability systems and freedom of information (FOI) legislation in the Cook Islands, Fiji and Papua New Guinea and compares them with Australia and New Zealand...
Sunday, November 30, 2008
This journal article examines media processes involved with media self-regulatory bodies in an authoritarian regime and a social responsibility democratic government context. The paper recommends a...
Saturday, November 1, 2008
This article examines New Zealand war correspondent Malcolm Ross’s coverage of four months of the conflict over Samoa in 1899 until the cessation of hostilities when a three-man commission was...
Saturday, July 26, 2008
As Fiji faced a fresh general election in August 2001 in the wake of the attempted coup by George Speight, this article examined the reportage of the Coalition Government's year in office, media...
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
This article examines advocacy media in the context of the HALT campaign that explored research links between power pylons and public health and the dynamic with student editors that led to non-...
Friday, November 30, 2007
This article analyses a case study of the 20-year legal struggle to broadcast historic video footage of  two French secret agents pleading guilty to manslaughter in the bombing of the Rainbow...
Thursday, November 29, 2007
This masters thesis accompanies photographs taken in author Ben Bohane's role as a photojournalist in the region under study. The photographs on CD are a visual narrative in their own right while...
Thursday, November 1, 2007
This dissertation examines the development of a free press in Kiribati. The first part of this study looks at the historical roots of broadcasting and publication in the country. The influences...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Fiji’s fourth armed seizure of government on 5 December 2006 delivered more than a new administration—it heralded the onslaught of a new media environment. With a heavy military crackdown...
Wednesday, August 1, 2007
The New Zealand media election observation mission in 2007 assessed the contribution of the Timor-Leste news media to free and fair elections in the country's first national elections since...