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Indonesian double standards over press freedom endanger safety of Papuan journalists

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured story, Front page, Journalist safety, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Research, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Indonesian double standards over press freedom endanger safety of Papuan journalists

Street art posters in support of protecting journalists in a “free media” West Papua in Jakarta, Indonesia, during WPFD2017. Image: David Robie Pacific Media Centre Friday, November 24, 2017 Abstract It was ironical that the most evocative demonstration of freedom of the press in Indonesia since the draconian Suharto era two decades ago was also […]

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Genetics a game changer in getting Kiwis fitter

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, Dr Cam McDonald, ExerciseNZ, genetic, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Research, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Genetics a game changer in getting Kiwis fitter

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – The role of genetics, and how it relates to people’s nutrition, exercise and health is an absolute game changer when it comes to Kiwis improving their lives, a leading New Zealand exercise expert says. ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says the science of genetics has been around for […]

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Waikato DHB welcomes $3 million plus in grants for important Waikato health research projects

By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Research, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB welcomes $3 million plus in grants for important Waikato health research projects

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB welcomes $3 million plus in grants for important Waikato health research projects Photo: Prof Ross Lawrenson Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is proud that three research projects it has strong links with are recipients of major grants from the last Health Research […]

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Impassioned plea for rural health research funding

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Coleman, Make Lemonade Media, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Research, RHAANZ, rural health  /  Comments Off on Impassioned plea for rural health research funding

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Mystery Creek – The head of the national rural health group today made an impassioned plea for the government to consider much-needed rural research. Michelle Thompson, chief executive of the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) says there is a strong feeling that rural health outcomes are poorer than […]

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Research needed for more women get into tech careers

By   /  May 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Eva Sherwood, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Oracle, Press Release, Press Release Service, Research, Women  /  Comments Off on Research needed for more women get into tech careers

MIL OSI – Wellington – New Zealand needs more research on why younger generations of women are not considering a career in Tech and why we see a high dropout of women dropout of the workforce, a NZTech leader says. Eva Sherwood, an Oracle account executive and NZTech board member, says greater collaborative efforts need […]

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Amanda Watson: Does PNG rank highly for internet porn searches?

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amanda Watson, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cultural credibility, Culture, Evening Report, Google, Google Trends, Internet, Internet searches, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Pornography, Reports, Research, Search engines, Telecommunications, Youth  /  Comments Off on Amanda Watson: Does PNG rank highly for internet porn searches?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Dr Amanda Watson In Papua New Guinea, the Post-Courier featured a front-page story with the headline “PNG tops world in ‘porn’ search” on January 17. In previous years, there have also been similar stories asserting that PNG beats all other countries when it comes to internet searches […]

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Pacific ‘cyberbullying’, PNG student protests, ‘free’ media featured in PJR

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Fiji, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Journalism Review, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Publishing, Reports, Research, Research journal, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Text, Tonga, Vanuatu, Video, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Pacific ‘cyberbullying’, PNG student protests, ‘free’ media featured in PJR

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A mini-documentary about 20 years of publication of the research journal Pacific Journalism Review, produced by AUT University screen production and television student Sasya Wreksono to mark the publishing milestone. Video: PMC on YouTube Student protests at the University of Papua New Guinea that led to police opening […]

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NZ ‘relentlessly Pākehā’ newsrooms improving, says researcher

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, diversity, Evening Report, Featured, Language, Mainstream media, Maori, Maori culture, Maori language, Maori newspapers, Maori radio, Media, Media plurality, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Research, te reo maori  /  Comments Off on NZ ‘relentlessly Pākehā’ newsrooms improving, says researcher

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Journalists find there is a tension between honouring tikanga and needing to file stories to a deadline, says Julie Middleton. Image: 123RF There are still too few Māori in New Zealand’s newsrooms, media researcher Julie Middleton says. Middleton, who has worked for the New Zealand Herald, the Listener, […]

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Out-of-date textbooks put sustainable development at risk, says report

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, adolescents, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, children, Education, Environment, Evening Report, Gender, Global, Human Rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports, Research, Sustainable Development Goals, Teenagers, textbooks, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on Out-of-date textbooks put sustainable development at risk, says report

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The cover image of the GEM gender report. Image: Kate Holt/UNESCO By Kate Redman in Paris A new study by the UNESCO Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report shows secondary school textbooks from the 1950s until 2011 missed or misrepresented key priorities now shown as crucial to achieve sustainable […]

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Arab Spring opened some media freedoms in spite of the overall clampdowns, shows researcher

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arab Spring, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Global, Media, Media Freedom, Middle East, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Research  /  Comments Off on Arab Spring opened some media freedoms in spite of the overall clampdowns, shows researcher

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The Arab Spring opened the door to some greater freedoms in Middle East news media and some social change in spite of reverses from the political upheaval in the region. In a study of four countries in the Middle East in the period immediately following the Arab Spring […]

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Aus ban on refugees goes against international law, says NGO

By   /  November 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Crime, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Manus Island, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports, Research, Youth  /  Comments Off on Aus ban on refugees goes against international law, says NGO

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz “They must know that the door to Australia is closed to those who seek to come here by boat with a people smuggler,” Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, announced this week. Image: ABC News The Australian government’s recent announcement to ban Manus Island and Nauru refugees arriving to […]

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Competitive funding for research fails NZ again

By   /  October 19, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, funding, Media Releases, Press Release, Research, Sandra Grey, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Competitive funding for research fails NZ again

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Competitive funding for research fails NZ again Cutting funding to longitudinal research shows the government has a basic misunderstanding of the role of tertiary education, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. Grey says by cutting 5000 children from the Growing Up in NZ longitudinal study […]

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