Thursday, March 21, 2013
Mark Pearson: OPINION: It’s a great shame when political and commercial vested interests drown out compelling and principled arguments for free expression in this Australian media reform debate.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
OPINION: Alex Wake argues the Australian Federal government's Conroy’s clumsy handling of proposed reform, paired with the unrelenting campaign the major media companies have waged against it means a chance...
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Crosbie Walsh OPINION: It's so easy to flick quickly though the news and accept what the journalist writes or says, often reporting the views of another, without taking time out to really think what it all...
Sunday, March 3, 2013
COMMENTARY: Andjarsari Paramaditha in Jakarta reports on a new award-winning film that investigates the death squads used during Indonesia's notorious anti-communist purge of the 1960s that left more than one...
Saturday, March 2, 2013
COMMENTARY: Ramzy Baroud reviews the implications of the World Press Photo of the Year - portraying pain and despair in Gaza - in the reality of the Syrian context.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Seona Smiles REVIEW: Oceans, Islands and Skies, Volume 6/7 of Dreadlocks, is a reflection of “an attempt to insert a marker into the [climate change] debates through an Oceanic perspective”.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Floyd K. Takeuchi: OBITUARY: In our respective journeys through life, we often come to forks in the road. Which way to go, left or right? The choices can be daunting, particularly when you are young and have...
Friday, February 8, 2013
Wadan Narsey ANALYSIS: Given the problems caused by conflicts of interest in business ownership, that should be a central item on the Fiji agenda: media owners should not have any other substantial business interests in...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Wadan Narsey ANALYSIS: Since 2009, the Fiji military-backed regime's tight control and self-censorship has prevented the media from being a "watchdog" on government, while some media organisations have...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Biman Prasad ANALYSIS: Confidence in the country will continue to grow if the constitutional process is seen to its logical conclusion through an inclusive and transparent process.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Wadan Narsey COMMENTARY: When it comes to Fiji affairs, the international media usually focus on what Australia and New Zealand think.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Roman Grynberg ANALYSIS: The great lessons learned from past Pacific economic experience.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Rowan Callick ANALYSIS: Fiji police have seized and burnt copies of the draft constitution despite military ruler Frank Bainimarama's pledge in his New Year's message that "we should have a new, modern...
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Mark Pearson: The United States has its Pulitzer Prizes. Australia has the Walkleys. And journalism education in the region has the Ossies.
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...