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Papua New Guinea: 7.5 magnitude earthquake

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Papua New Guinea: 7.5 magnitude earthquake

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Papua New Guinea: 7.5 magnitude earthquake An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 has struck 45km North East of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, the earthquake was also felt in Solomon Islands. New Zealanders are advised to monitor advice from the Pacific Tsunami […]

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Nigeria

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Nigeria

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 13 May 2019, 14:38 NZST Still current at: 13 May 2019 Related news features Do not travel to the north-eastern states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, and Yobe. There is an ongoing significant threat from terrorism and a very high […]

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Pacific countries score well in media freedom index, but reality is far worse

By   /  May 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Featured story, FifthEstate1, Fiji, Front page, KB, Legal issues, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, Micronesia, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Special Report, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pacific countries score well in media freedom index, but reality is far worse

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC David Robie, Auckland University of Technology When Pacific countries reflect on the state of their media since World Press Freedom Day, they know the reality is much worse than the ticks they got from a global media freedom watchdog last month. When Pacific countries reflect […]

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Venezuela: Civil unrest

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Venezuela: Civil unrest

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Venezuela: Civil unrest On Tuesday 30 April 2019, violent clashes erupted in Caracas. On Wednesday, both pro and anti-government supporters held demonstrations in Caracas that were initially peaceful but there were reports of gunfire and violence. The clashes between opposition supporters and the […]

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India: Tropical Cyclone Fani

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on India: Tropical Cyclone Fani

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel India: Tropical Cyclone Fani On Thursday 02 May 2019, Tropical Cyclone Fani strengthened significantly in the Bay of Bengal off India’s east coast. Maximum sustained winds have reached 250 kilometres per hour and gusts have reached up to 305 kilometres per hour, according […]

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Ramadan 2019

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Ramadan 2019

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Ramadan 2019 Ramadan, the Islamic holy month, will be observed from approximately 5 May to 4 June 2019. The exact timing depends on sightings of the moon which will vary from country to country.   During Ramadan in some Muslim countries, eating, drinking […]

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Bougainville: The valley of the Rambos, 1989

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Education, FifthEstate1, Front page, Human Rights, independence, KB, Media, Melanesia, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Bougainville: The valley of the Rambos, 1989

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC A Papua New Guinean soldier guards the road to Panguna, Bougainville, 1989. Image: David Robie David Robie Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Abstract ‘The original [Panguna mine] agreement overrode our customs, denied us our land rights and was too rushed. It contradicts our way of life; […]

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Sri Lanka – Explosions in and near Colombo

By   /  April 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Sri Lanka – Explosions in and near Colombo

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Sri Lanka – Explosions in and near Colombo On 21 April 2019, six explosions were reported in and around Colombo, causing a number of deaths and casualties. Three exploded at hotels around the city, the Cinnamon Grand, Kingsbury and Shangri-La, and three at […]

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Anzac Day 2019: Gallipoli Commemorations

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Anzac Day 2019: Gallipoli Commemorations

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Anzac Day 2019: Gallipoli Commemorations Anzac Day 2019 commemorations in Gallipoli, TurkeyOn Anzac Day 2019, we will commemorate the Anzac landings in Gallipoli. This bulletin should be read in conjunction with our Turkey travel advisory.Safety and securityThe Anzac Day Service on the Gallipoli […]

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Representations of Islam and Muslims in New Zealand media

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Asian news values, Culture, Education, FifthEstate1, Islam, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News Values, Newspapers, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Religion, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Representations of Islam and Muslims in New Zealand media

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC “Burkinis have been banned in Cannes.: From a Stuff representation. Pacific Journalism Review Friday, March 15, 2019 Abstract In the global media scene, media ownership is controlled by groups with political agendas. Intolerance of ‘the other’, from Islam and migrants to people of colour, show […]

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Tropical Cyclone Idai

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Tropical Cyclone Idai

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Tropical Cyclone Idai On 15 March 2019, tropical cyclone Idai made landfall at the port city of Beira in Mozambique, causing flooding, high winds and mud slides which has left a trail of destruction in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.   If you are […]

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Advice for New Zealanders overseas

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Advice for New Zealanders overseas

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Advice for New Zealanders overseas The terrorist attacks in Christchurch on 15 March, which were motivated by extreme right-wing ideology, have attracted global attention and strong international condemnation.  International reactions to those events are difficult to predict and may change at short notice. […]

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Media companies on notice over traumatised journalists after landmark Age court decision

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australia, Crime, Education, Featured story, FifthEstate1, Front page, KB, Media, Media law, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Special Report, Tertiary Education, Trauma  /  Comments Off on Media companies on notice over traumatised journalists after landmark Age court decision

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC A landmark ruling by an Australian court is expected to have international consequences for newsrooms, with media companies on notice they face large compensation claims if they fail to take care of journalists who regularly cover traumatic events. The Victorian County Court accepted the potential […]

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Are you a New Zealander living in the UK or travelling to the UK?

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Are you a New Zealander living in the UK or travelling to the UK?

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Are you a New Zealander living in the UK or travelling to the UK? The United Kingdom (UK) is preparing to exit the European Union (EU) on 29 March 2019. We provide the following information for New Zealanders living in or travelling to […]

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Bearing Witness 2017: Year 2 of a Pacific climate change storytelling project

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Bearing Witness, Climate Change, Education, FifthEstate1, Fiji, Front page, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Bearing Witness 2017: Year 2 of a Pacific climate change storytelling project

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC David Robie, Pacific Media Centre Monday, February 25, 2019 Abstract In 2016, the Pacific Media Centre responded to the devastation and tragedy wrought in Fiji by Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston by initiating the Bearing Witness journalism project and dispatching two postgraduate students to Viti Levu […]

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Journalism at USP: A thirty-year journey

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Education, FifthEstate1, Fiji, Journalism Education, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Journalism at USP: A thirty-year journey

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Heading on the book chapter on University of the South Pacific’s 50-year history. Shailendra Singh Friday, February 22, 2019 Abstract The Univerasity of the South Pacific’s 50th anniversary marks 30 years of existence for its regional journalism programme. In an eventful journey, the programme weathered […]

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Pacific Media Centre Annual Review 2018

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Book Review, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pacific Media Centre Annual Review 2018

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Pacific Media Centre ISBN/code: ISSN 2624-3768 Publication date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Publisher: Pacific Media Centre PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE ANNUAL REVIEW 2018The Pacific Media Centre (PMC) became the only university-based communications and media publishing unit to be included in Radio New Zealand’s highly praised public […]

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Toktok No 38 / Summer 2019

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Publication, Tertiary Education, Toktok  /  Comments Off on Toktok No 38 / Summer 2019

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Pacific Media Centre ISBN/code: ISSN 1175-0472 Publication date: Monday, February 18, 2019 Publisher: Pacific Media Centre ‘BE COURAGEOUS IN YOUR QUEST FOR TRUTH,’ PMC DIRECTOR TELLS PACIFIC JOURNALISM GRADUATES Pacific journalism academic Professor David Robie believes the media play a critical role in exposing abuses […]

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A life well lived paves way to encourage Pasifika women in communication

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Asia-Pacific Nius, Awards, Communication, Education, Featured story, FifthEstate1, Front page, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, pasifika, Student Awards, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on A life well lived paves way to encourage Pasifika women in communication

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Geraldine Lopdell’s family was looking for a fitting way to celebrate a “life well lived” when they decided to set up one of AUT’s newest awards. During life, Geraldine had been an excellent teacher and artist, a supportive and generous friend and a captivating storyteller […]

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PMC indicative outputs

By   /  February 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PMC indicative outputs

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Research outputs from the Pacific Media Centre and research associates include: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |  2011 | 2010 | 2019 Media outputs:Robie, David (2019, January 25). Typhoon Usman and nightmarish holiday times in […]

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