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Brent Edwards


Brent Edwards, Radio New Zealand’s political editor, has been a journalist since 1982, first working in Parliament’s Press Gallery in 1989. He chairs the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union’s media council and is a former member of the NZ Press Council. He brought a perspective from the Asia- Pacific on the issue of war reporting after recently having attended the International Federation of Journalists conference in Hong Kong where safety was the key issue.