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West Papuan ‘independence day’ – nationalist thugs attack rally in Surabaya

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Act of Free Choice, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, DJF, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, independence, KB, KB, Lead, melanesian solidarity, MIL NZ OSI, Morning Star, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, referendum, West Papua, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on West Papuan ‘independence day’ – nationalist thugs attack rally in Surabaya

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – A bloodied Papuan student attacked during yesterday’s December 1 Free West Papua rallyin Surabaya, Indonesia. Image: Human rights sources From the Pacific Media Centre By Tony Firman of Tirto in Surabaya A protest action by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Indonesia’s East Java provincial capital […]

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New Caledonia vote stirs painful memories – and a hopeful future

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, David Robie, DJF, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, France, Human Rights, Indigenous, Kanak independence, Kanaky, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, referendum, Reports  /  Comments Off on New Caledonia vote stirs painful memories – and a hopeful future

David Robie, who reported from New Caledonia during the 1980s for Islands Business magazine, New Zealand Times and other media, returned to the French Pacific possession to observe last weekend’s historic referendum. He was also on board the Rainbow Warrior, the Greenpeace environmental ship that was bombed by French secret agents during the height of […]

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A future in journalism in the age of ‘media phobia’ – USP media awards

By   /  October 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, DJF, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, jamal khashoggi, Journalism awards, KB, KB, Lead, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, RSF, Student Press, students, University of the South Pacific, USP  /  Comments Off on A future in journalism in the age of ‘media phobia’ – USP media awards

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – Fiji Sun managing editor business Maraia Vula (middle) flanked by USP Journalism coordinatorDr Shailendra Singh (left), joint winners Koroi Tadulala and Elizabeth Osifeloand Professor David Robie (right). Image: Harry Selmen/Wansolwara Keynote address by Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie at The University of the South […]

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John Pilger: ‘Hold the front page. The reporters are missing’

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Democracy, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Independent media, john pilger, Lead, media bias, Media Freedom, media integrity, media lens, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Publishing  /  Comments Off on John Pilger: ‘Hold the front page. The reporters are missing’

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – John Pilger … how “fearful ‘democracies’ regress behind a media facade of narcissistic spectacle”.Image: Media Lens By John PilgerForeword to Propaganda Blitz published today.* The death of Robert Parry earlier this year felt like a farewell to the age of the reporter. Parry was “a trailblazer […]

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Chinese ‘baseless rumour’, Nauru ‘justice’ for refugees and Fiji diabetes

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, 95bfm, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, diabetes, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Health, Injustice, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Military, Nauru, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Radio, Southern Cross, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Chinese ‘baseless rumour’, Nauru ‘justice’ for refugees and Fiji diabetes

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific.David Robie talks on 95bFM about current Pacific issues Reuben McLaren of 95bFM talks to Professor David Robie, director of the Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology, on the centre’s Southern Cross radio programme. David speaks about various upheavals around the Pacific, including the alleged Chinese […]

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Asia-Pacific media must ‘empower people’ on climate action, says PMC

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Center for Southeast Asian Social Sciences, CESASS, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, COP23, David Robie, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Indonesia, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Television, UGM, Universitas Gadjah Mada  /  Comments Off on Asia-Pacific media must ‘empower people’ on climate action, says PMC

Apriline Widani of the Centre for Southeast Asia Social Studies (CESASS) at the Universitas Gadjah Mada talks to the Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie about climate change, the media and the Bearing Witness project in Fiji. Video: CESASS Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk News media need to empower people over climate change and to […]

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Coups, globalisation and tough questions for Fiji’s future

By   /  February 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Books, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Fiji, Fiji coups, fiji daily post, fiji election, George Speight, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Journalism Review, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Publishing, robbie robertson, Sitiveni Rabuka, Voreqe Bainimarama  /  Comments Off on Coups, globalisation and tough questions for Fiji’s future

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. The General’s Goose – three decades of Fiji “coup culture”. And what now with the secondpost-coup election due this year? REVIEW: By David Robie of Café Pacific Author Dr Robbie Robertson … challenges “misconceptions”about the Bainimarama regime and previous coups, and asksfundamental questions about Fiji’s future. When […]

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PMC photojournalism book offers ‘window’ into Pacific culture, issues

By   /  December 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, David Robie, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, pasifika, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Reports  /  Comments Off on PMC photojournalism book offers ‘window’ into Pacific culture, issues

Pacific Media Centre’s 10th anniversary in pictures. Video: Kendall Hutt/PMC By Kendall Hutt in Auckland The Pacific Media Centre kicked off its 10th anniversary celebrations last night with a launch of an investigative photojournalism book. The book, Conflict, Custom & Conscience: Photojournalism and the Pacific Media Centre 2007-2017, was launched by Professor Berrin Yanıkkaya, head […]

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‘Voice of the voiceless’ – Al Jazeera’s response over Saudi-led blog gag pressure

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on ‘Voice of the voiceless’ – Al Jazeera’s response over Saudi-led blog gag pressure

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific The Doha headquarters of the global news network. Photo: Al Jazeera An important media freedom statement: An open letter from Al JazeeraRepublished on Café Pacific from the Doha-based global news network OVER two decades ago, Al Jazeera Arabic was […]

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Rave hospitality, but Indonesia fails West Papua with media freedom hypocrisy

By   /  May 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Rave hospitality, but Indonesia fails West Papua with media freedom hypocrisy

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ [embedded content] Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific – Al Jazeera’s coverage of the Papuan protest at WPFD2017 in Jakarta. By David Robie in Jakarta INDONESIAN hospitality was given a rave notice last week for hosting World Press Freedom Day 2017, but it was also given a […]

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Latest West Papua journalist blacklisting another serious violation by Indonesia

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Latest West Papua journalist blacklisting another serious violation by Indonesia

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific [embedded content]French journalist Cyril Payen is still barred from entering Indonesia following his 2015 documentary film, Indonésie : la guerre oubliée des Papous (The Forgotten War in Papua). Analysis by Tempo in Pacific Media Watch THE blacklisting of Jack […]

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LIVE: CAFCA’s Murray Horton on NZ independence and foreign policy

By   /  April 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on LIVE: CAFCA’s Murray Horton on NZ independence and foreign policy

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific Graphic: Concept art for Planet of the Apes Courtesy of the Pacific Media Centre and Asia Pacific Report TIME FOR INDEPENDENCE FROM A CRUMBLING US EMPIRE – Murray HortonThe advent of President Donald Trump in the US provides an unprecedented […]

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Grief, repression, life and death in West Papua’s Highlands

By   /  March 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Grief, repression, life and death in West Papua’s Highlands

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific Bonnie Etherington reading from her new book The Earth Cries Out at the Women’s Bookshop in Ponsonby,Auckland, this week. Photo: Del Abcede THE Auckland launch of Bonnie Etherington’s thrilling debut novel, The Earth Cries Out, on grief, repression and […]

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EveningReport.nz

By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on EveningReport.nz

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific KBR audio report on the Jakarta protest in Bahasa. Audio: KBR/Asia Pacific ReportFrom the Pacific Media Centre’s Asia Pacific Report: PROTESTERS from the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) and religious pupils from an Islamic boarding school (pesantren) have faced off […]

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Worlds of Journalism global research project produces NZ findings

By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Worlds of Journalism global research project produces NZ findings

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific The latest Pacific Journalism Review … publishing for 22 years. Image: Hans Tommy/AUT From Asia Pacific Report NEW ZEALAND journalists are working longer hours, and feeling more pressure, both ethically and resource-wise, than they were only two years ago, […]

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Febriana Firdaus, following in the courageous footsteps of Suaru Papua editor Pogau

By   /  February 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Febriana Firdaus, following in the courageous footsteps of Suaru Papua editor Pogau

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific [embedded content]The last video posted by Oktovanius Pogau on his YouTube blog before he died early last year– a KNPB rally in Jayapura posted on 31 May 2015. WEST PAPUAN editor Oktovianus Pogau, who died last year aged just […]

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Honouring independent journalist and film maker Mark Worth

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Honouring independent journalist and film maker Mark Worth

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific Mark Worth … suspicious death in the cause of West Papuan independence. Image: NFSA video still From Australians for a Free West Papua Darwin ON this day we honour Australian award-winning journalist and film maker Mark Worth who died […]

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Florida airport massacre – basic questions not being raised

By   /  January 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Florida airport massacre – basic questions not being raised

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific [embedded content]Surveillance footage of the accused guman Esteban Santiago opening fire at Fort Lauderdale Airport last Friday. Video: TMZ website By DAVID ROBIE JUST having missed the shootings by a veteran US soldier at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport […]

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Carry on Fidel Castro’s global legacy, says Cuban ambassador

By   /  December 4, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Carry on Fidel Castro’s global legacy, says Cuban ambassador

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific [embedded content]Cuban ambassador to New Zealand Mario Alzugaray during his passionate tribute to Fidel Castroat Auckland Trades Hall tonight. Video clip: Café Pacific By David Robie  CUBAN revolutionary leader Fidel Castro’s contribution to global social justice and dignity, and to […]

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Media coverage of war atrocities opens debate on INFOCORE research

By   /  November 23, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Media coverage of war atrocities opens debate on INFOCORE research

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific [embedded content] Media is going through a “tremendous transformation as a result of the ever-changing, global media landscape”. Video: Euronews By Elena Cavalione of Euronews IN A world torn apart by conflicts old and new, the issue of the media’s […]

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