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Special Reports

Monday, August 10, 2015
Father Francis X. Hezel reviews a new book on climate change corruption and development in the Pacific. And the message is rather sobering.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Tilman Ruff ANALYSIS: The survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings have borne the legacy of terrible injuries and scars on top of the cataclysmic trauma of what they witnessed. They have also faced...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Kumi Naidoo COMMENT: Labour abuse, terrible bullying, slavery and human trafficking are exposing serious problems in global fisheries. Similar stories -- too many to ignore -- are starting to emerge from the tuna fleet.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Brent Edwards, political editor of Radio New Zealand, reports on the gap in transparency about discussion of two decisions impacting on the future of New Zealand - the national flag and the secret Trans-Pacific...
Friday, July 24, 2015
Evening Report editorial by Selwyn Manning The plaintiffs in New Zealand's Hager v Attorney-General case argue that journalists and their sources should be able to rely on the privilege of confidentiality,...
Monday, July 20, 2015
ANALYSIS: New Zealand journalist David Robie was on board the Rainbow Warrior for more than 10 weeks of its last voyage. His book Eyes of Fire tells the story and here he reflects about the Rainbow Warrior’s...
Friday, July 10, 2015
Ed Rampell SPECIAL REPORT: New Zealand journalist and media educator David Robie returns with two books commemorating the sinking of Greenpeace’s iconic ship and the nuclear-free Pacific movement.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Crispin Maslog ANALYSIS: We now live in a digital world in which almost everything is described with numbers. The world is the world is awash with data every time a person walks down the street with a mobile...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Shelley Timms: BACKGROUNDER: As the Melanesian Spearhead Group faces a critical decision about West Papuan membership, against Indonesian opposition, a Edith Cowan University student journalist reports on solidarity...
Monday, May 25, 2015
Kendall Hutt: BACKGROUNDER: Media freedom is about the right of the people to be informed, not just about media freedoms of journalists and news organisations. By Kendall Hutt.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Renald Luzier, who drew Charlie Hebdo magazine’s front cover picture of prophet Muhammad following the attack by two jihadists in January, says the job without his colleagues is ‘too much to bear’,...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Wendy Bacon ANALYSIS: An SBS journalist is out of a job for expressing an opinion. A review of how the Twitter storm calling for his sacking unfolded.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
David Robie ANALYSIS: Media freedom has made great strides in Fiji. But the harsh Media Decree is still a spectre that needs removing.
Friday, May 1, 2015
Puffs, then billows, of dust rose from various parts of the city, within minutes shrouding the whole valley in a brown blanket. Kathmandu disappeared, writes Nepali Times editor Kunda Dixit.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Marion Bowman: ANALYSIS: How does an international women’s organisation, WILPF, with a hundred year history put Mahatma Gandhi’s famous call to action into practice in 2015?