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Volume 17, Issue 2

Media, cultural diversity and community

October, 2011

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The killing and abduction of journalists in West Papua has been highlighted in a special new report on Pacific media freedom over the past year by Pacific Journalism Review.  “By far the most serious case of media freedom violations in the Pacific is in Indonesian-ruled West Papua—far from public scrutiny,” says the journal...

Volume 17, Issue 1

New investigative journalism strategies

May, 2011

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Two leading investigative journalists who are also media educators have called on university journalism schools to pool their top student resources to undertake investigative journalism projects. They have also appealed to journalism schools to work collaboratively across institutions and borders to target major investigations. They present...

Volume 16, Issue 2

Media freedom in Oceania

October, 2010

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Most of the commentaries in the October 2010 edition (v16 n2) edition of Pacific Journalism Review were presented at the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day conference hosted by the University of Queensland in Brisbane in May 2010. Authors include Papua New Guinea Chief Ombudsman Chronox Manek, Pacific Freedom Forum coordinator Lisa Williams-Lahari...

Volume 16, Issue 1

Reporting wars

May, 2010

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Latest PJR poses 'price of freedom' challenge Editors, journalists and media researchers face the challenge of the “price of freedom” and the cost of reporting global conflict in the May 2011 edition of Pacific Journalism Review. Writing in the edition, Shooting Balibo author Tony Maniaty, who was...

Volume 15, Issue 2

The public right to know

October, 2009

Trauma, environmental journalism, health reporting and te reo Māori in new PJR Trauma and exiled writers, the challenge of environmental journalism in Delta land, issues of editorial “slant” in health reporting and use of te reo Māori in newspapers are some of the topics featured in the latest edition of Pacific Journalism Review....

Volume 15, Issue 1

Diversity, identity and the media

May, 2009

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PJR targets Fiji censorship, cross-cultural reporting Censorship and the assault on human rights and freedom of expression in Fiji are featured in the latest edition of Pacific Journalism Review. The AUT Pacific Media Centre-based publication, New Zealand's only peer-reviewed international media research journal, publishes this week a...

Volume 14, Issue 2

The public right to know: Reporting futures

September, 2008

PJR features political blogging, TV war reporting Political blogging and digital technology’s impact on television war reporting are featured in the latest edition of Pacific Journalism Review launched in Sydney at the weekend with a collection of public right to know media research papers. Launched by former Australian Centre for...

Volume 14, Issue 1

The future of mainstream media

March, 2008

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THE FUTURE OF MAINSTREAM MEDIA 1. Commentary: The news media – the Prime Minister’s view Helen Clark  2.  Commentary: The smartest guys in the room – covering the Enron saga Bethany McLean 3. Commentary: The power of print remains undiminished Tim Pankhurst 4. Testing times: Kiwi journalists and...

Volume 13, Issue 2

Media and digital democracy

September, 2007

Military blamed over rash of post-coup political blogs   A senior Fiji journalist believes the military is partly responsible for the number of political blogs that have expanded the media landscape in Fiji since the fourth coup in December last year. Sophie Foster, a former deputy editor of The Fiji Times,...

Volume 13, Issue 1

Journalism Downunder

March, 2007

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Journalists want changes to training and pay, NZ research shows   A survey of more than 500 New Zealand journalists has revealed marked unhappiness about levels of pay, resourcing and training. The “Big Journalism 2007” survey found that, while many individual journalists are very satisfied with...