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Watchdog role of media highlighted in USP journalism talk

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Corruption, Democracy, Evening Report, journalism, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Solomon Islands, University of the South Pacific, USP, Watchdogs  /  Comments Off on Watchdog role of media highlighted in USP journalism talk

Dr Shailendra Singh … “news media is an important and a crucial pillar of democracy.” Image: Solomon Star By Ronald Tito’ona in Honiara Local journalists in the Solomon Islands have been again reminded of their watchdog role by keeping the government accountable in the fight against corruption. Head of the University of South Pacific journalism strand […]

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USP celebrates 50 years and leads research action on climate change

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Education, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, media education, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, PACE-SD, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Real climate action, Reports, Research, University media, University of the South Pacific, USP, Video  /  Comments Off on USP celebrates 50 years and leads research action on climate change

Bearing Witness crew Blessen Tom and Hele Ikimotu’s video story of USP’s ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations and climate change. Video: AUT Pacific Media Centre By Hele Ikimotu with visuals by Blessen Tom in Suva This year, the University of the South Pacific is celebrating 50 years since its opening in Fiji in  1968. The university’s […]

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Solar panels the way to go for Pacific, says USP physics academic

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate, Environment, Evening Report, Fiji, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, renewable energy, Reports, solar energy, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Development Goals, Technology, University of the South Pacific, USP  /  Comments Off on Solar panels the way to go for Pacific, says USP physics academic

The University of the South Pacific’s lower campus 45kw solar pv power system. Image: Hele Ikimotu/Bearing Witness By Hele Ikimotu in Suva Affordable energy enhances the livelihood of Pacific communities, says an associate professor in physics at the Fiji-based University of the South Pacific. Dr Atul Raturi presented a seminar as part of the Pacific […]

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Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Culture, Documentaries, Documentary, Evening Report, Fiji, Human Rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rising sea level, Self Determination, Squatters, Student journalists, University of the South Pacific, USP  /  Comments Off on Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action

The Tide of Change climate adaptation documentary by university of the South Pacific student journalists. Video: Wansolwara Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The people of Natawaru Settlement in Fiji have seen their humble livelihoods grow more precarious as the effects of climate change take their toll. From rising seas, depleted fish stocks and rising temperatures, the […]

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Graduating USP student journalists tell of hard work, sacrifices on way

By   /  March 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, journalism, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, University of the South Pacific, USP, Wansolwara  /  Comments Off on Graduating USP student journalists tell of hard work, sacrifices on way

Three of the USP journalism graduates, Vilimaina Naqelevuki (from left), Chrisnrita Aumanu and Anishma Prasad, with their scrolls at the National Gymnasium in Suva. Image: Koroi Tadulala/Wansolwara By Mereoni Mili in Suva It was a proud moment for six journalism students who graduated from the University of the South Pacific in Suva this week. For […]

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Top journo students honoured at USP’s award night

By   /  October 26, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arts & Sports, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Culture, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Pacific youth, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Socio-Economics, Student journalists, Student radio, University of the South Pacific, Wansolwara, Youth  /  Comments Off on Top journo students honoured at USP’s award night

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Cake cutting ceremony at the 2016 USP Journalism Programme awards which, also celebrated Wansolwara’s 20-year anniversary. USP journalism teaching assistant Eliki Drugunalevu (far left), Wansolwara student editor Chrisnrita Aumanu, head of USP journalism Dr Shailendra Singh, USP journalism tutor Dr Olivier Jutel with founding Wansolwara editor Professor Philip […]

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Top journo students honoured on USP’s award night

By   /  October 26, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arts & Sports, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Culture, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Pacific youth, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Socio-Economics, Student journalists, Student radio, University of the South Pacific, Wansolwara, Youth  /  Comments Off on Top journo students honoured on USP’s award night

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Fiji Broadcasting Corporation’s news bulletin featuring interviews with the awardees at USP’s Journalism Awards 2016. Video: FBC The University of the South Pacific hosted its annual journalism awards this month, honouring some of the top students who report for the journalism programmes multi-award winning student newspaper. Eleven students […]

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USP vice-chancellor ‘must step down’, says MP

By   /  October 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Education, Education funding, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Student loans, students, University of the South Pacific, USP  /  Comments Off on USP vice-chancellor ‘must step down’, says MP

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Opposition MP Mikaele Leawere is calling on an immediate inquiry into USP’s decision. Image: FijiOne Fiji’s opposition is calling on the University of the South Pacific’s vice-chancellor to step down, after USP’s decision to de-register students who have outstanding fees. Opposition MP Mika Leawere expressed his concern with the […]

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