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The picture and perception that the Western world and its media have painted of Indian politicians is uneducated and excessively corrupt individuals who manipulate the system to hang on to power. Narendra Modi's Convenient Action removes this myth...
Flat Earth News is a 400-page exposé of shonky practices by the British media— and not just the scurrilous London tabloids, which would suprise no one, but by some of the so-called 'quality' broadsheets as well. Including Davies' own paper, The...
The Dominion Post editor Tim Pankhurst, whose newspaper celebrated its centenary in 2007, outlines the innovations undertaken by his newspaper in meeting the technological challenges of the mainstream media. "Opposite is the by now familiar face of...
In southeast and east Asia, terrorism is not new. A number of the region's nations have had to deal with full scale insurgencies of their own. The region contains a heady mix of core US allies, fledgling democracies and an emerging superpower. Many...
This article explores the portrayal of the environment and environmental sustainability by free-to-air network television in New Zealand. The results are based on a three-month survey of a) the portrayal of the use and treatment of the environment,...
For journalists in New Zealand bemused by the apparent paranoia in Australia over the issue of 'boat people' in the wake of the international incident on the high seas off the northwestern coast involving the Norwegian freighter Tampa. Peter Manning...
Pacific countries are increasingly sensitive about media coverage. Singled out for special scrutiny and criticism are the Australian and New Zealand media, which specialise in the region. An Asian perspective. 
Some "mischievous" news media do not present a full portrait based on real life in Papua New Guinea but a caricature— without the humour of a cartoon— which too often misses the point. 
Image-massagers sprucing up Pacific government images aren't enough. While issues such as the raskol problem, land disputes and Bougainville remain unresolved, there will continue to be a 'bad press'.
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