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Monday, May 6, 2013
Tim McBride, deputy chairperson of the New Zealand National Commission of UNESCO's sub-commission on communications, offers introductory remarks at the inaugural Pacific Media Centre / UNESCO World Press Freedom Day...
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Professor Mark Pearson says the lack of press freedom in the Asia-Pacific region is well documented with media in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Fiji needing government licences to operate, and journalists in...
Friday, May 3, 2013
Mark Pearson: UNESCO World Press Freedom Day 2013 lecture. Press freedom, social media and the citizen. Pacific Media Centre, Sir Paul Reeves Building, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Anna Majavu: REPORT: Many speakers at an Auckland City Council advisory panel seminar say that combating racism means talking about white privilege and white supremacy.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
James Hollings REVIEW: He  Toki Huna (The Hidden Adze): New Zealand in Afghanistan Māori Television: April 24. Producers/directors: Kay Ellmers and Annie Goldson.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Wendy Bacon: OPINION: I had just finished watching an ABC Q&A show about feminism and decided to take a flick through the Sydney Morning Herald on iPad before retiring. I started noticing lots of male images. Had...
Thursday, April 4, 2013
OPINION: Johan Lidberg writes that the defunct media reform is an opportunity squandered. It takes years to build up momentum for change in the media sector.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Mark Pearson: OPINION: It is just over a week since Australia's Gillard government withdrew the four media reform bills for which it could not garner the necessary support from the crossbench MPs.
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...