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Abstract: This article reports on a research project that investigated the framing of asylum seekers in the Australian news publications The Australian and The Guardian Australia Edition, during their coverage of a riot that occurred in an asylum...
Two members of the Australian refugee support NGO 'ChilOut' detail the lack of public access to Immigration Detention Centres (IDCs), to the detainees within them and to the policies and procedures governing such centres. ChilOut organises visits to...
Australia has ranked among the top 30 nations in recent world press freedom surveys published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and Freedom House and is broadly regarded as a substantially free Western liberal democracy. This article considers how...
This is the third issue Pacific Journalism Review has published on the theme of investigative journalism in recent years. Our first issue (PJR, 2011) followed the first regional Investigative Journalism conference held at the Pacific Media Centre at...
A worrying feature of the Tampa crisis was that talkback radio and sections of the press often uncritically accepted statements from senior political leaders, without checking their truth. The most obvious example was the "children overboard" crisis...
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