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Pacific Journalism Review ‘launch’ of our ‘disasters, cyclones and communication’ edition with UGM

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Event, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Publication, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pacific Journalism Review ‘launch’ of our ‘disasters, cyclones and communication’ edition with UGM

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC An excerpt from the latest PJR cover. Event date and time:  Friday, August 31, 2018 – 16:30 – 17:30 A SPECIAL LAUNCH OF THE COLLABORATIVE EDITION OF PJR WITH CESASS AT UGMPacific Journalism Review is collaborating with the Center for Southeast Asian Social Studies at […]

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Nuclear free and independent Pacific – how the zone began 33 years ago and what now?

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Café Pacific, Dr David Robie, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nuclear free and independent Pacific – how the zone began 33 years ago and what now?

Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis-Reportage: [embedded content]  From Pacific Media Watch RADIO 531pi Breakfast Talanoa host Brian Sagala has talked about the Rarotonga Treaty with Cafe Pacific publisher David Robie. It was hugely significant for the Pacific. It was sort of like a threshold for the Pacific really standing up to […]

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Nauru media ban on ABC targets Australian detention centre gag

By   /  August 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, ABC, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Corruption, Detention Centres, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Media, Media ban, Media Freedom, Media gag, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on Nauru media ban on ABC targets Australian detention centre gag

There has been much wringing of hands over Nauru’s ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for next month’s Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ summit. But, reports Sri Krishnamurthi of Asia Pacific Journalism, even more perplexing is Canberra’s relative silence. MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ

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‘Don’t play with fire’ warning in Samoa’s social media threat

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Blogging, Evening Report, Facebook, Featured, Free speech, Internet, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Online media, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Samoa, Social Media  /  Comments Off on ‘Don’t play with fire’ warning in Samoa’s social media threat

Many Samoans are angry over a threat by the prime minister earlier this year to ban the social media platform Facebook amid growing pressure by politicians and officials across the Pacific against “fundamental freedoms”. Mike Mohr reports for Asia Pacific Journalism in the second of a two-part series on online media. MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ

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PNG Facebook ban threat casts shadow over Pacific media freedom

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Evening Report, Facebook, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Freedom of speech, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Social Media  /  Comments Off on PNG Facebook ban threat casts shadow over Pacific media freedom

Papua New Guinea threatened to temporarily ban Facebook earlier this year. With the APEC conference looming in November, the question remains whether this was an attack on freedom of speech. Jessica Marshall of Asia-Pacific Journalism reports in a two-part series on the Pacific internet. In March, it was revealed that the data analytics firm Cambridge […]

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PMC Seminar: Okinawa’s media response to US military presence

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Event, freedom of expression, Media, MIL NZ OSI, Military, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PMC Seminar: Okinawa’s media response to US military presence

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Event date and time:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 OKINAWA MEDIA AND THE MILITARYThe US military presence in Okinawa has been at the center of Okinawa’s politics, its relations with the central government in Tokyo and the US-Japan relations since 1945. The […]

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‘Blacklisted’ Australian researcher detained in Indonesian airport

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Café Pacific, Dr David Robie, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on ‘Blacklisted’ Australian researcher detained in Indonesian airport

Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis-Reportage: Researcher Belinda Lopez … detained by Indonesian authorities in Bali’s Denpasar airport.Image: Belinda Lopez/FB From Pacific Media Watch AN Australian-based doctoral media researcher says she has been “blacklisted” by Indonesian authorities and refused entry to the country while embarking on a holiday in Bali. Belinda Lopez, […]

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Nine-Fairfax merger warning for investigative media – and democracy

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Channel Nine, Democracy, Evening Report, Fairfax, Fairfax Media, Featured, Investigative journalism, Media, Media law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, public interest, Reports, Research  /  Comments Off on Nine-Fairfax merger warning for investigative media – and democracy

If you value the media’s watchdog role in democracy, then the opening words in the deal enabling Channel Nine to acquire Fairfax Media, the biggest single shake-up of the Australian media in more than three decades, ring alarm bells. MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ

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PMC Seminar series: Folk wisdom: Superstition and ‘old wives’ tales’ across the Pacific

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Cook Islands, Education, Event, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Samoa, Seminars, Tertiary Education, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga  /  Comments Off on PMC Seminar series: Folk wisdom: Superstition and ‘old wives’ tales’ across the Pacific

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Event date and time:  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Why is folk wisdom important?  In this presentation, Jourdene Aguon will explore and discuss the intersection between Pacific island communities (Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand and the Cook Islands, Guam and the […]

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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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