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PMC Seminar series: Lead-up to the independence referendum for New Caledonia

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Media, Melanesia, MIL NZ OSI, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PMC Seminar series: Lead-up to the independence referendum for New Caledonia

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC French soldiers on parade on Bastille Day in Noumea, New Caledonia, last week. Image: Lee Duffield/PMC Event date and time:  Friday, July 27, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 LEAD-UP TO THE INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM FOR NEW CALEDONIAHas 30 years of preparation under the Matignon Accords, signed […]

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Toktok No 37 / Winter 2018

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, Toktok  /  Comments Off on Toktok No 37 / Winter 2018

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Pacific Media Centre ISBN/code: ISSN 1175-0472 Publication date: Friday, July 20, 2018 Publisher: Pacific Media Centre GLOBAL PRESS FREEDOM SUMMIT INCLUDES PMCThe Paris-based global media freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders recently hosted press freedom defenders from the Asia-Pacific for a summit in the French capital.Invited […]

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Contrasting accounts of Indonesian genocide and betrayal in West Papua

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Café Pacific, Dr David Robie, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Contrasting accounts of Indonesian genocide and betrayal in West Papua

Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis-Reportage: A local chief in red sunglasses and bra talks to his people about the dangersof Indonesian administration plans for Okika region. Image: Peter Bang BOOK REVIEW:By David Robie TWO damning and contrasting books about Indonesian colonialism in the Pacific, both by activist participants in Europe and […]

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Nauru, Fiji and Pacific Facebook gags criticised in Asia-Pacific media freedom summit

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Café Pacific, Dr David Robie, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nauru, Fiji and Pacific Facebook gags criticised in Asia-Pacific media freedom summit

Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis-Reportage: [embedded content]Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists.Video: Café PacificBy David Robie in ParisWHEN Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire introduced the Paris-based global media watchdog’s Asia-Pacific press freedom defenders to his overview last week, it was grim listening. First […]

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Pacific Media Centre condemns ‘flagrant’ Nauru ban on ABC at Forum

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia-Pacific Nius, Australia, Education, Featured story, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pacific Media Centre condemns ‘flagrant’ Nauru ban on ABC at Forum

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The New Zealand-based Pacific Media Centre has condemned the selective ban by the Nauru government in what it says is an authoritarian affront to media freedom in the region. “Clearly the Nauru government is determined to gag any independent efforts to speak truth to power,” […]

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This week in history – the Rainbow Warrior bombing as told to ABC’s Nightlife

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Café Pacific, Dr David Robie, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on This week in history – the Rainbow Warrior bombing as told to ABC’s Nightlife

Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis-Reportage: Journalist, media educator and author David Robie … Rainbow Warrior bombing reflectionsafter 33 years. Image: PMC Pacific Media Watch NewsdeskPacific environmental and political journalist David Robie has recalled the bombing of the original Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior 33 years ago in an interview with host Sarah […]

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Translation as struggle and resistance: Re-translating 19th century Tagalog revolutionary texts

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Event, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Tertiary Education, Translations  /  Comments Off on Translation as struggle and resistance: Re-translating 19th century Tagalog revolutionary texts

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Event date and time:  Wednesday, July 25, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Indigenous meanings and epistemologies tend to be forgotten and buried, and even erased, by non-indigenist interpretations and translations. This seminar is an exploration of an ‘indigenist hermeneutic’ to a […]

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Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’ in Mendi strife

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Café Pacific, Dr David Robie, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’ in Mendi strife

Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis-Reportage: Deadly MAG 58 Model 60-20 machine guns mounted on a cabin-top truck in the Southern Highlands.Image: PNGAttitude From Asia Pacific Report A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is “concerned, if not frightened” that the PNG Defence Force may be deploying police […]

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‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Front page, Hawai'i, Indigenous, Legal issues, Media, Media law, Micronesia, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Self Determination, Special Report, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the separation of powers doctrine, on issues ranging from law school and social justice to indigenous peoples and […]

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Disturbing Asia-Pacific millennials in the digital communication ecosystem

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Digital Media, Education, Featured story, freedom of expression, Front page, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Special Report, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Disturbing Asia-Pacific millennials in the digital communication ecosystem

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The digital age and the power and challenges of the Millennials as presented by keynote speaker Professor B P Sanjay, pro vice-chancellor of the University of Hyderabad, at the AMIC2018 conference at Manipal, Karnataka, India, on 7-9 June 2018. The theme of the 26th AMIC […]

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No Man is an Island – bringing communication and connectivity to the Pacific

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Environment, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on No Man is an Island – bringing communication and connectivity to the Pacific

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED: The Pacific Ocean is life itself. It’s on the frontlines for the fight for our planet. The Floating Foundation provides a platform for doctors, nurses, and marine scientists to help the environment and the peoples of this incredible ocean. The […]

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Disturbing Asian millennials in the digital communication ecosystem

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Digital Media, Education, Featured story, freedom of expression, Front page, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Special Report, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Disturbing Asian millennials in the digital communication ecosystem

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The digital age and the power and challenges of the Millennials as presented by keynote speaker Professor B P Sanjay, pro vice-chancellor of the University of Hyderabad, at the AMIC2018 conference at Manipal, Karnataka, India, on 7-9 June 2018. The theme of the 26th AMIC […]

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Keith Jackson: Did dumb just get dumber and Sam Basil dig a hole?

By   /  June 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, Cyber-censorship, Evening Report, Facebook, Featured, Free speech, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Freedom of speech, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Social Media, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on Keith Jackson: Did dumb just get dumber and Sam Basil dig a hole?

A near confrontation on the floor of Parliament on Friday, with the Papua New Guinea Opposition walking out in protest over the referral of Madang MP Bryan Kramer, to the Parliamentary Privileges Committee following a Facebook posting. Video: EMTV News MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ

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Media and communications for the Floating Foundation

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Environment, Evening Report, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Media and communications for the Floating Foundation

Event date and time:  Thursday, June 21, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 Managing communications and social media for a Pacific charity comes with its challenges and rewards. Archer-Mary will discuss her experience in communications for the Floating Foundation: www.floatingfoundation.net, a Registered New Zealand charity. With a motto such as, “Research. Charity. Adventure”, the foundation “provides […]

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RSF strategic media freedom summit planned for Asia-Pacific

By   /  May 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on RSF strategic media freedom summit planned for Asia-Pacific

Event date and time:  Wednesday, July 4, 2018 – 08:00 – Friday, July 6, 2018 – 17:00 THE PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE will be participating in a Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Asia Pacific region summit in Paris. RSF is running training courses and assessing its work in the region. Colleagues from Australia, Timor-Leste and the Pacific […]

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Talking journalist ‘targeting’ and Papuan media on World Press Freedom Day

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured story, Front page, Journalist killings, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Talking journalist ‘targeting’ and Papuan media on World Press Freedom Day

Author profile:  Pacific Media Watch By Craig Major School of Communication Studies Professor and Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie marked World Press Freedom Day last week with a seminar covering the “targeting” and killing of Journalists, as well as the state of the media in West Papua. During a seminar on Friday 3 May to […]

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About the Pacific Media Centre

By   /  April 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Front page, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, pasifika, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on About the Pacific Media Centre

Author profile:  Pacific Media Centre Informed journalism and media research Informed journalism and media research contributes to economic, political and social development and AUT University’s Pacific Media Centre – Te Amokura – seeks to stimulate research into contemporary Māori, Pasifika and ethnic diversity media and culture production. The PMC, founded in 2007, also collaborates with […]

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Weekly Overview 26 April 2018

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, BNZ Economist Tony Alexander, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Weekly Overview 26 April 2018

Source: BNZ Economist Tony Alexander – Analysis: Headline: Weekly Overview 26 April 2018 This week we discuss issues over a wide arc stretching from the ban on offshore oil and gas drilling, impact of climate change on house prices, impact of transport changes on property prices long-term, to hiding of the truth – namely a […]

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Facebook still censors West Papua photo – ‘nudity’ or politics?

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, ben bohane, Censorship, Cyber-censorship, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Facebook, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Photojournalism, PMC Reportage, Reports, The Black Islands, Vanuatu, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Facebook still censors West Papua photo – ‘nudity’ or politics?

The Facebook “censored” Ben Bohane image after a “facelift” by the Vanuatu Daily Post. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Facebook has censored a West Papuan image by a Vanuatu-based photojournalist for the second time in less than four days – this time “within one minute” after the photograph was posted. Port Vila resident Ben Bohane has […]

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Life on Fiji’s Rabi Island – simple, peaceful and full of smiles

By   /  April 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Banaba, Banabans, Bearing Witness, Climate, Environment, Evening Report, Fiji, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Rabi Island, Reports  /  Comments Off on Life on Fiji’s Rabi Island – simple, peaceful and full of smiles

Hele Ikimotu’s “peace in Rabi” video reflections. Video: Pacific Media Centre By Hele Ikimotu on Rabi Island, Fiji Our trip to Rabi was a long journey, first starting with a bus ride from Suva, driving straight onto a ferry in Natovi and arriving in Nabouwalu. That trip alone was about seven to eight hours. From […]

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