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‘Tenacious’ crusading journalist and editor Pat Booth dies aged 88

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, History, Investigative journalism, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Herald, Obituary, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘Tenacious’ crusading journalist and editor Pat Booth dies aged 88

FLASHBACK: Pat Booth (left) talks to Allan Thomas and Ray Thomas, family members of Arthur Allan Thomas. Image: Auckland Star By Phil Taylor of The New Zealand Herald Crusading newspaperman Pat Booth was driven by the belief that the world needs more giraffes – people prepared to stick their necks out. “That’s what he said […]

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The man I never knew – a tribute to a PNG crash pilot’s tragic end

By   /  January 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Air crashes, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Disasters, Evening Report, Featured, Malum Nalu, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, North Coast Aviation, Obituary, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reports, The National  /  Comments Off on The man I never knew – a tribute to a PNG crash pilot’s tragic end

By Malum Nalu in Port Moresby As I look into the face in the photoInto the eyes of the man I never knewI see the painThe hurt He shows me the cloud-covered SaruwagedThe treetopsI hear the crunchAs the plane hits the branches I see the hope in his eyesAs he makes an SOSHoping against hopeIn […]

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Tributes flow for NZ’s Arab Spring journalist Yasmine Ryan

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Algerian refugees, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arab Spring, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human rights journalism, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Obituary, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Tributes flow for NZ’s Arab Spring journalist Yasmine Ryan

Yasmine Ryan … a “global” freelance journalist who died tragically in Turkey last month. Image: PMW Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk New Zealand journalist Yasmine Ryan, credited with being the first reporter writing in English about the Arab Spring from her base in Tunisia, has been farewelled at a funeral held in Auckland today, reports Stuff. […]

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Tribute to a NZ media mentor: How Yasmine Ryan taught me how to write

By   /  December 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arab Spring, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Freelance journalism, Global, Investigative journalism, Journalism accuracy, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Obituary, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Reports, War journalism, Yasmine Ryan  /  Comments Off on Tribute to a NZ media mentor: How Yasmine Ryan taught me how to write

Yasmine Ryan, an award-winning New Zealand journalist who died tragically on Thursday, was the first Western journalist to begin writing about the beginning of the Arab Spring in Tunisia in 2011. This video interview was with media commentator Gavin Ellis last month. Video: The Spinoff By Murat Sofuoglu in Istanbul I have no idea how […]

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Flashback: Honouring independent journalist and film maker Mark Worth

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured, film, Filmmaking, Human Rights, Mark Worth, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Obituary, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Flashback: Honouring independent journalist and film maker Mark Worth

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Land of the Morning Star … the 2004 documentary on West Papua made by Mark Worth. From Pacific Media Watch / Australians for a Free West Papua Darwin Australian award-winning journalist and film maker Mark Worth died in West Papua on January 15, 2004 – suspiciously just two […]

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Phillip Knightley: The supreme investigative journo and storyteller

By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Ethical Space, Evening Report, Global, Illegal spying, Intelligence agencies, Investigative journalism, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Obituary, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Phillip Knightley, PMC Reportage, Reports, Security, The Sunday Times  /  Comments Off on Phillip Knightley: The supreme investigative journo and storyteller

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Phillip Knightley … “always sceptical, fiercely intelligent, courageous, witty, highly sociable, politically astute” … Image: SBS OBITUARY: By Richard Lance Keeble Phillip Knightley, the investigative reporter who has died aged 87, was a wonderful storyteller. Once he told my students at City University (where I was a journalism […]

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Indonesian anticorruption activist George Aditjondro dies in Palu

By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Corruption, Evening Report, Human Rights, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Obituary, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesian anticorruption activist George Aditjondro dies in Palu

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz George Junus Aditjondro (right) … “His works and audacity to speak up put him into trouble several times.” . Image: Tribun Jogja/Hasan Sakri Ghazali/The Jakarta Post By Ruslan Sangadji in Jakarta Activist, researcher, scholar and former Tempo magazine journalist George Junus Aditjondro has died in Palu, Central Sulawesi. He […]

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Obituary: John Miller, a passionate advocate for Philippines justice

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  24/7 News, advocacy, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, dictatorship, Evening Report, Featured, Fernando Marcos, Human Rights, Martial Law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Obituary, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, peaceful protest, Philippines, PMC Reportage, protest, PSNA, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on Obituary: John Miller, a passionate advocate for Philippines justice

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz OBITUARY: By Murray Horton John Miller (1929-2016) died in Christchurch in November, aged 87. John and Leonida (Leony) have been members of the Philippines Solidarity Network of Aotearoa (PSNA) since 1994 (PSNA hasn’t published a newsletter since 2009, so we count anyone who was a member in 2009 […]

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