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The effects of climate change are already occurring in all continents and across the oceans, and the situation has deteriorated since the last account in 2007, warned the United Nations scientific agency charged with monitoring and assessing the...
The article traces the origins, rationale and some of the dilemmas that have emerged in the practice of ‘embedded’ journalism. It argues that the practice emerged as a post-Vietnam response by the US military to the ‘problem’ of independent news...
This article examines the domestic and regional impact of a punitive media law introduced in Fiji in June. Decree No. 29 of 2010, the Media Industry Development Decree, is the first of its kind in the South Pacific. It brings to an end the tradition...
This article explores how emotional attachment and a sense of morality often drive journalists to produce great work in areas of conflict, particularly those solo video journalists who produce long format current affairs. But it also questions if a...
It is a familiar refrain to describe journalism as, simply, story-telling (Manoff, 1986). The aim of this article, however, is to explore how that simple project turns complicated in a place like Australia, with its lingering anxieties of culture...
" I have sought advice from both texts on this kind of delimma: journalists allowing personal allegiances to influence them in the course of their duty. Richard points to the flaws in Australian MEAA Code of Ethics' clause 4 which stipulates...
The coup polarised the races in Fiji— or so it seemed, thus creating a situation in which many reporters found it difficult to focus on the issues from a totally impartial point of view. They were swept away by the euphoria of the moment and the...
In reality the public broadcster has much in common with the butterfly motif used for the title of this article, by settling on the map of community happenings to interview and broadcast what "appears" to be news. But freedom from economic and...
Do journalists need to make a stand? As tellers of the truth and watchdogs, do those in the news media need to decide whether they are the aganets of power— or of the people? And how is the journalist's code of ethics upheld? These are crucial...
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