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Digital Media and Society, by Simon Lindgren. London: Sage, 2017. 328 pages. ISBN 9781473925014 FROM the ‘flamethrower squirrel’ meme chosen for its cover to the many box-outs that define key questions, concepts and exercises for thinking, Simon...
‘And there’ll be NO dancing’: Perspectives on policies impacting Indigenous Australia since 2007, edited by Elisabeth Baehr and Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017. 354 pp.  ISBN 9781443898638 ‘THE PAST is...
Grappling with the H Bomb, by Nic McLellan. Canberra: ANU Press, 2017. 408 pages. ISBN 9781760461379/9781760461386. NIC McLELLAN’s Grappling with the H Bomb, is an adroit and readable treatment of the  story of the British nuclear testing programme...
Conflict, Custom and Conscience: Photojournalism and the Pacific Media Centre 2007-2017, edited by Jim Marbrook, Del Abcede, Natalie Robertson and David Robie. Auckland: Pacific Media Centre. 2017. 78 pages. ISBN 978-1-927184-45-5. At an event...
A Region in Transition: Politics and power in the Pacific Island countries, by Andreas Holtz, Matthias Kowasch and Oliver Hasenkamp (eds). Saarbrücken, Germany: Saarland University Press, 2016. 647 pages. ISBN 9783862231027/9783862231034 GERMANY'S...
The General’s Goose: Fiji’s Tale of Contemporary Misadventure, by Robbie Robertson. Canberra: Australian National University. 2017. 366 pages. ISBN 9781760461270 When Commodore (now rear admiral retired and an elected prime minister) Voreqe...
Global Journalism Education In the 21st Century: Challenges and Innovations, edited by Robyn S. Goodman and Elanie Steyn. Austin, TX: Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, University of Texas. 2017. 468 pages. ISBN 978-1-58790-388-5 IN THE...
Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web, directed by Annie Goldson. Produced by Alexander Behse. Monsoon Pictures. Documentary. 2017. 107min. THE question about Kim Dotcom that nobody seems able to resolve is whether he’s just been a bit naughty and the...
Journalism and Climate Crisis: Public Engagement, Media Alternatives, edited by Robert A. Hackett, Susan Forde, Shane Gunster and Kerrie Foxwell-Norton. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. 2017. 204 pages. ISBN 978-1-1389-5039-9 AT THE time of reviewing this...
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, directed by Bonni Cohen, John Shenk. Produced by Richard Berge. Actual Films & Participant Media. Documentary. 2017. 98min. An Inconvenient Sequel picks up a decade after the powerful and passionate An...

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