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Special Reports

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
In Papua New Guinea in 2009, UNESCO-hosted the first-ever regional journalism schools conference. One of the resolutions that came out of the conference was to establish a regional resource for programmes offered at...
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Mohamed Hassan ANALYSIS: Papua New Guinea is home to some of the biggest gold, silver and nickel reserves in the world, and for decades has been the centre of attention for international mining giants.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
How attached should a journalist be when reporting on climate change in the South Pacific? The findings of this case study showed that The New Zealand Herald’s main challenge is not that they misuse the...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Harry Pearl: ANALYSIS: What’s going wrong in the South Pacific’s biggest media industry? An Asia-Pacific Journalism special report.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Nic Maclellan: ANALYSIS: Australia has remarkably strong ties with France in the Pacific – and they are stifling the drive toward independence of countries like New Caledonia. The second report of a special New...
Friday, November 2, 2012
Nic Maclellan: ANALYSIS: Decolonisation might not look like a hot-button issue but after Australia’s Security Council win the country will now have to start taking it seriously in the Pacific. A special New...
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Sashi Kumar ANALYSIS: The potential and promise of socialism against the neoliberal order needs an agency which can evoke the alternative in freshly minted terms that capture the popular imagination.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Murray Horton OPINION: Some of the most harrowing stories to come out of the Christchurch earthquake in February last year involved people trapped alive in the collapsed CTV Building desperately ringing their families,...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Richard Chauvel ANALYSIS: Indonesia’s President Yudhoyono isn’t getting the right kind of encouragement to create a long-term solution for West Papua.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Wendy Bacon COMMENTARY: The May edition of Pacific Journalism Review featured articles by two journalists, both about the investigation of mining issues in the Pacific region.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Rukhsana Aslam OPINION: There are many reasons why conferences are great events to attend. They provide a platform to present your work and debate issues among your peers; they are also good for networking with others...
Monday, September 10, 2012
David Robie OPINION: South Pacific media face a challenge of developing forms of journalism that contribute to the national ethos by mobilising passive communities into seeking change.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Magalie Tingal OPINION: In New Caledonia, the role of the media in democracy is an issue still evolving.  For more than 25 years, it has reflected more of propaganda journalism than the role of playing a part in...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Retirement may mean an end to university meetings and marking student projects but it doesn't mean an end to journalism for Professor Wendy Bacon. In fact, leaving the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism...
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Russell Brown sums up the economics of public interest journalism these days and concludes there is still some hope for independent and investigative journalism.