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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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Bearing Witness students win big at AUT communications studies awards

By   /  April 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, Awards, Bearing Witness, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reports, School of Communication Studies, USP  /  Comments Off on Bearing Witness students win big at AUT communications studies awards

Spasifik Magazine’s Laumata Lauano (from left) with winners Julie Cleaver, Kendall Hutt, and Pacific Media Centre’s chair Associate Professor Camille Nakhid and Storyboard donor Professor David Robie (rear) at last night’s AUT communication studies awards. Image: Del Abcede/PMC By Jean Bell in Auckland Bearing Witness climate change project students won big last night at the […]

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Bearing Witness climate storytellers gear up for fresh Fiji challenge

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate, Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Journalism, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Bearing Witness climate storytellers gear up for fresh Fiji challenge

Postgraduate students Blessen Tom (left) and Hele Ikimotu talking about the Bearing Witness climate project on the Pacific Media Watch programme Southern Cross on Radio 95bFM yesterday. Image: David Robie/PMC By Jean Bell in Auckland Two postgraduate students on the Pacific Media Centre’s Bearing Witness climate change project are due to jet to Fiji this […]

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UN critics join global outrage over Duterte’s Rappler ‘free press’ attack

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Featured, freedom of expression, Human Rights, Malou Mangahas, Maria Ressa, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, PCIJ, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Rappler, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on UN critics join global outrage over Duterte’s Rappler ‘free press’ attack

Rappler’s CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa says that the Philippine government spends a lot of effort to turn journalism into a crime which shouldn’t be the case. Video: Rappler BACKGROUNDER: By David Robie Three United Nations special rapporteurs have added their voice to the global protests this month over the President Rodrigo Durterte government […]

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Film industry sources criticise TVNZ ‘devaluing’ of Māori programmes

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Broadcasting Act, Commissioner, Evening Report, Featured, Investigation, Maori, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific,, PMC Reportage, Programmes, Reports, Restructure, TVNZ  /  Comments Off on Film industry sources criticise TVNZ ‘devaluing’ of Māori programmes

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Independent filmmakers fear a slow erosion of Māori and Pacific content at Television New Zealand has begun. Their fears have emerged after the role of commissioner for Māori and Pacific programmes was removed from a full-time commissioning role in recent restructuring by TVNZ. The move has left some within the […]

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Pacific journal launched on new research tool

By   /  October 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, AUT, Education, Evening Report, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Pacific Journalism Review, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Report, Pacific research, PMC Reportage, Reports, Youth  /  Comments Off on Pacific journal launched on new research tool

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A new online research platform will allow Pacific research to be more accessible around the country and the world. At the launch of Tuwhera: Director of learning and research services (AUT) Shari Hearne (left) with Pacific Media Watch contributing editor TJ Aumua and the Pacific Media Centre’s Advisory […]

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Dreaver ‘thrilled’ to report in Fiji again

By   /  October 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Barbara Dreaver, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji media, Foreign correspondent, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Reports, TVNZ  /  Comments Off on Dreaver ‘thrilled’ to report in Fiji again

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz New Zealand journalist Barbara Dreaver was given special permission earlier this year to land in Fiji for just one hour to change planes for a reporting trip to Kiribati. Image: TVNZ By TJ Aumua in Auckland TVNZ’s Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver says she is ‘thrilled’ to be able […]

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