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Bearing Witness 2016: A Fiji climate change journalism case study

By   /  July 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Bearing Witness 2016: A Fiji climate change journalism case study

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by Pacific Media Centre Figure 1: Daku village, Tailevu, Viti Levu, at low tide surrounded by mangroves: Tackling climate change resilience. Image: Ami Dhabuwala David Robie, Pacific Media Centre Friday, July 21, 2017 Abstract In February 2016, the Fiji Islands were devastated by Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston, the strongest recorded […]

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Why Pacific and Māori communities are rising up for a free West Papua

By   /  July 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Why Pacific and Māori communities are rising up for a free West Papua

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz ANALYSIS: By James Borrowdale in Auckland Like apartheid South Africa, I kept hearing. For a long time, the horrors behind the curtain thrown up by South Africa’s racist government weren’t widely known in this country. It wasn’t until the 1981 Springboks tour that the small band of activists, […]

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In Timor-Leste, more power-sharing likely but election hard to pick

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on In Timor-Leste, more power-sharing likely but election hard to pick

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz ANALYSIS: By Dr Michael Leach in Dili Twenty-one parties will contest 65 parliamentary seats and decide who governs Timor-Leste in national elections this Saturday. In a population with a median age of just under 19 years and a voting age of 17, a fifth of Timor-Leste’s 750,000 registered […]

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Indonesian nun offers lifeline to refugees who fled Timor-Leste

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesian nun offers lifeline to refugees who fled Timor-Leste

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Holy Spirit Sister Sisilia Ketut with a group of women to whom she loaned money to start small businesses in Atambua, Western Timor. Image: ucanews.com By Konradus Epa in Atambua, IndonesiaRostiana Bareto experienced tough living conditions as a refugee when she and her family settled in Atambua, western […]

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€4.5m plan to build El Niño resilience in FSM, Marshall Islands and Palau

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on €4.5m plan to build El Niño resilience in FSM, Marshall Islands and Palau

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz During an El Niño Southern Oscillation, the pressure over the eastern and western Pacific changes, causing the trade winds to weaken. This leads to an strong, eastward counter current of warmer waters along the equator. Map: Google Earth Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The European Union and the Pacific […]

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NZ protesters bring ‘human face’ to suffering of Manus, Nauru refugees

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on NZ protesters bring ‘human face’ to suffering of Manus, Nauru refugees

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Forty minutes of solidarity marked New Zealand’s stand with refugees imprisoned in Australia’s offshore detention centres across the Pacific today. More than 60 people stood outside Australia’s Auckland consulate to protest over more than 1000 refugees stuck in limbo in processing centres likened […]

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Indonesian woman in Saudi Arabia unpaid for 22 years – wins $44,000

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesian woman in Saudi Arabia unpaid for 22 years – wins $44,000

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz An Indonesian migrant worker cries during a protest in front of the Saudi Arabian embassy in 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia, during which a dozen migrant workers urged Saudi Arabia’s government to punish the killers of two Indonesian workers. Image: Jurnasyanto Sukar/EPA By Euan Black in Jakarta An Indonesian […]

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Investigative journalism – from the NZ wars to Pike River

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Investigative journalism – from the NZ wars to Pike River

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A Moral Truth … investigative journalism is in good heart despite the difficulties being faced by media companies. BOOKS: By Jeremy Rose of RNZ Mediawatch It’s often been said there are just seven stories in all of literature. If a new collection of a 150 years of investigative journalism in […]

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O’Neill accepts outcome in spite of Morobe election losses to Pangu

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on O’Neill accepts outcome in spite of Morobe election losses to Pangu

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz EMTV News interview with PNC leader Peter O’Neill after the Morobe defeats. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Despite losing four People’s National Congress (PNC) members to Pangu in open seats in Morobe, incumbent Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has accepted the defeats for his party. O’Neill said […]

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PNG’s ruling party has 300,000 ‘ghost voters’ in election, claims analysis

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on PNG’s ruling party has 300,000 ‘ghost voters’ in election, claims analysis

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Counting at the Rigo Open seat at Kwikila in the Papua New Guinea general election this week. Image: EMTV News Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Statistical indicators suggest the Peter O’Neill government in Papua New Guinea has used its power of incumbency to “cook the books” in its favour, […]

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The insecurity legacy of the Rainbow Warrior Affair: A human rights transition from nuclear to climate-change refugees

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The insecurity legacy of the Rainbow Warrior Affair: A human rights transition from nuclear to climate-change refugees

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Pacific Media Centre – Analysis published with permission of PMC Headline: The insecurity legacy of the Rainbow Warrior Affair: A human rights transition from nuclear to climate-change refugees Figure 4: A scene on board the Rainbow Warrior with nuclear refugees bound for Mejato from the Eyes of Fire […]

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Dire year for journalists under state of emergency in Turkey

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Dire year for journalists under state of emergency in Turkey

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Pacific Media Centre – Analysis published with permission of PMC Headline: Dire year for journalists under state of emergency in Turkey Backgrounder on the first anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey by the Reporters Sans Frontières Eastern Europe and Central Asia team. The trial of 19 journalists […]

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UPNG students make ballot voice heard in spite of challenge over IDs

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on UPNG students make ballot voice heard in spite of challenge over IDs

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Papua New Guinea election counting continues with disputed University of PNG ballot boxes included. Image: EMTV News By Elizah Palme in Port Moresby University of Papua New Guinea students have spoken through the ballot in spite of being provided 2000 ballot papers less than needed due to discrepancies […]

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The world climate leaders’ summit you didn’t hear about

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on The world climate leaders’ summit you didn’t hear about

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama giving a keynote speech at the Australian-funded CAPP climate talks in Suva … a behind-the-scenes gag on criticism of Australian fuels and influence in the Pacific. Image: The Fiji Times ANALYSIS: By Rod Campbell As much of the world watched the G20 last […]

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Wansolwara student journalist among 10 chosen for COP23 Pacific team

By   /  July 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Wansolwara student journalist among 10 chosen for COP23 Pacific team

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz COP23 Pacific-sponsored reportage. Image: Flickr/birdyartworks/UNFCCC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A Wansolwara second-year student journalist from the University of the South Pacific has been included among 10 Pacific journalists who have been chosen to report from this year’s United Nations climate conference (COP23) taking place in Bonn, Germany, on […]

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Indonesian crackdown on peaceful West Papuan UN vote petition signers

By   /  July 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesian crackdown on peaceful West Papuan UN vote petition signers

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Yanto Awerkion … arrested late last month by Indonesian authorities for gathering signatures on a petition calling for a new United Nations referendum on West Papuan self-determination. Image: Benny Wenda Yanto Awerkion, a West Papuan local independence leader, remains imprisoned after being arrested the Indonesian security services for […]

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USP students, France24 team up in smart-phone Fiji climate story

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on USP students, France24 team up in smart-phone Fiji climate story

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The France24 Observers climate change report on Fiji featuring ePOP student journalists Koroi Tadulala and Telstar Edrie Jimmy. Video: France 24 Observers – in French Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Broadcast student journalists from the University of the South Pacific have contributed on France 24 as part of the […]

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Pacific exchange student journalists wrap-up internships

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Pacific exchange student journalists wrap-up internships

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Pacific Cooperation Foundation media interns Shivika Mala and Linda Filiai visit the Pacific Media Centre. Video: PMC By Kendall Hutt in Auckland  Student journalists from across the Pacific region have wrapped-up their 2017 internships. Brandon Ulfsby, Joshua Lafoai, Linda Filiai, Safia Archer and Shivika Mala say their internships […]

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‘Don’t run to courts’ over every PNG electoral row, judge says on elections

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘Don’t run to courts’ over every PNG electoral row, judge says on elections

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Andrew Thomas reporting from Port Moresby on the issues at stake in this month’s general election in Papua New Guinea. Video: Al Jazeera Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A Papua New Guinean judge has called on election candidates disputing ballot boxes to follow procedures before “running to the courts” […]

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95bFM, VICE media team up to offer ‘authentic, credible’ NZ news cover

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on 95bFM, VICE media team up to offer ‘authentic, credible’ NZ news cover

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Vice Media … new NZ media partnership with 95bFM. Image: VM Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk New Zealand broadcaster 95bFM and youth media company VICE have today announced a new content partnership that will see the two companies bring a daily news column to the country. A fresh source […]

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