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Special Reports

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Susie Eisenhuth OPINION: Was the Sydney Daily Telegraph right to take political sides during the election campaign? That depends on your definition of newspaper. And editorial. And propaganda.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Wendy Bacon: ANALYSIS: From Roger Corbett's appearance on Lateline to News Ltd's bias, a politicised media has been a prominent feature of this Australian federal election - but media policy has barely rated a...
Sunday, September 8, 2013
COMMENTARY: How the Pacific microstates are facing up to climate change. John Vidal of The Observer reviews the Pacific Islands Forum in the Marshall Islands.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
COMMENTARY: Geoff Kemp explores the contemporary dilemmas about press freedom, censorship, metadata, watchdogs and democracy.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Kalafi Moala: ANALYSIS: Polynesian countries may have missed the significance of participating at the inaugural Pacific Islands Development Forum.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Ed Pilkington: ANALYSIS: From Katharine Graham and Watergate to Don Graham and the internet, the Graham family saw the Washington Post through its heydey – and demise.
Monday, August 5, 2013
ANALYSIS: Was Australia's controversial new asylum seekers policy developed on the hop?  Professor Wendy Bacon of New Matilda poses questions about the policy and torture allegations at Manus Island.
Friday, July 26, 2013
COMMENTARY: Jose Antonio Belo, editor-in-chief of Tempo Semanal, profiles the state of investigative journalism, whistleblower protection and the work of anti-corruption agencies in Timor-Leste.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Rosa Koian OPINION: The asylum seeker deal Kevin Rudd just signed with Papua New Guinea is the latest episode in a long history of shameless bullying, writes PNG activist and journalist Rosa Koian
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Amy Goodman TRANSCRIPT: The transcript of a Democacy Now Interview over the controversial documentary The Act of Killing featured at the New Zealand International Film Festival this month. Democracy Now editors warn...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Jamie Small REPORT: Media coverage of Pacific issues is often criticised but Polynesian journalists and New Zealand media are making an effort to improve visibility of Pacific culture. 
Monday, June 3, 2013
Michael Sergel REPORT: Samoan Language Week celebrates the language and culture of the 1 in 20 New Zealanders who trace their ancestry to the islands of Samoa, at a time when there are more Samoan stories being told...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Graham Davis COMMENTARY: The 26th anniversary of the first 1987 Coup has revived some traumatic memories for many of us who lived through it – the shock, the air of menace, the violence, the feeling that Fiji...
Friday, May 10, 2013
Jane Jeffries REPORT: “Journalism is in crisis in the Pacific region and this is reaching a new level of intensity,” says one editor. But independent Pacific Scoop challenges the status quo.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Jamie Small REPORT: A UN Commissioner says that over the last year her office has received 26 reports of alleged human rights violations in West Papua, many of which are linked to law enforcement officials.