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Voices Against Violence, as told to Kate Burry and Connie Grouse: Women living in the Solomon Islands share their stories as survivors of violence and/or participants in the ground-breaking Stages of Change theatre project funded by the European...
World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development. Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation and the University of Oxford. 2018. 200 pages. ISBN 978-92-3-100242-7 TRENDS remain extremely alarming, admits...
Island Time: New Zealand’s Pacific Futures, by Damon Salesa. Wellington: Bridget Williams, 2017. 256 pages. ISBN978-1-9885-3353-7G.  PEOPLE occasionally claim that Auckland has the largest Islander population in the world. While that claim is...
The Best of e-Tangata, edited by Tapu Misa and Gary Wilson. Wellington: Bridget Williams, 2017. 208 pages. ISBN 978-0-9475-1845-5 THE BEST of e-Tangata is a collection of pieces  from the online site (https://e-tangata.co.nz/) that offer insights...
The Moral Economy of Mobile Phones: Pacific Islands Perspectives, edited by Robert J. Foster and Heather A. Horst. Canberra: ANU Press, 2018. 163 pages. ISBN 978-1-7604-6208-6 (print); 978-1-7604-6209-3 (e-book) WHILE anthropologists have mainly...
Papua Blood: A Photographer’s Eyewitness Account of West Papua Over 30 Years, by Peter Bang. Copenhagen, Denmark: Remote Frontlines,  2018. 248 pages. ISBN 978-87-430-0101-0 See No Evil: New Zealand’s Betrayal of the People of West Papua, by Maire...
Moscow Calling, by Angus Roxburgh. Edinburgh: Birlinn. 2017. ISBN 978-1-78027-492-8 SCOTTISH journalist Angus Roxburgh’s account of his life as a correspondent in the Russian capital struck a chord with me immediately, for his infatuation with...
The Funniest Pages: International Perspectives on Humor in Journalism, edited by David Swick and Richard Lance Keeble. New York: Peter Lang. 2017. 288 pages. ISBN 978-1-4331-3099-1 (hardcover); ISBN 978-1-4539-1781-7 (e-book) SOME of my most...
The First Casualty: From the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism, by Peter Greste. Sydney: Viking. 2017. 335 pages. ISBN 9780670079261. PETER GRESTE, the Australian journalist who became a thorn in the side of the harsh Egyptian authorities...
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...

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