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Contrasting accounts of Indonesian genocide and betrayal in West Papua

Published By   /  July 16, 2018  /  Act of Free Choice, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Dutch colonial war, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, justice, Maire Leadbeater, Media, Migration, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Peter Bang, Photography, Photojournalism, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Reviews, Suharto, Sukarno, West Papua, West Papua Action Auckland, West Papua human rights, West Papua Media  /  Comments Off on Contrasting accounts of Indonesian genocide and betrayal in West Papua

BOOK REVIEW: By David Robie Two damning and contrasting books about Indonesian colonialism in the Pacific, both by activist participants in Europe and New Zealand, have recently been published. Overall, they are excellent exposes of the harsh repression of the Melanesian people of West Papua and a world that has largely closed a blind eye […]

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Journalist turns tales of undercover Papuan reporting into love novel

Published By   /  May 7, 2018  /  AJI, Alliance of Independent Journalists, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, books, Featured, Free press, journalism, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, publishing, Reports, Reviews, Undercover, West Papua, West Papuan culture, West Papuan independence, West Papuan novel  /  Comments Off on Journalist turns tales of undercover Papuan reporting into love novel

Stranger than fiction … Aprila Wayar poses with her latest novel Sentuh Papua which chronicles a Dutch journalist’s undercover reporting of Papua and is based on actual events. Image: Bambang Muryanto/Jakarta Post BOOK REVIEW: By Bambang Muryanto in Yogyakarta A Dutch freelance journalist, Rohan (a pen name), had been interested in the political turmoil in […]

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A timely climate media strategy to empower citizens

Published By   /  February 7, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate crisis, Climate Journalism, Climate research, Development, Editor's Picks, Environment, Environmental Journalism, Forests, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Reviews  /  Comments Off on A timely climate media strategy to empower citizens

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: A timely climate media strategy to empower citizens BOOKS: By David Robie, editor of Pacific Journalism Review At the time of reviewing this important and timely book, Hurricane Irma had just ripped a trail of unprecedented destruction from Antigua, Barbuda and Saint Barthélemy in the […]

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Coups, globalisation and Fiji’s reset structures of ‘democracy’

Published By   /  January 28, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Book Reviews, Fiji, Fiji coups, Fiji media, George Speight, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Military coups, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Research, Reviews, Sitiveni Rabuka, Voreqe Bainimarama  /  Comments Off on Coups, globalisation and Fiji’s reset structures of ‘democracy’

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Coups, globalisation and Fiji’s reset structures of ‘democracy’ BOOKS: David Robie, editor of Pacific Journalism Review When Commodore (now rear admiral retired and an elected prime minister) Voreqe Bainimarama staged Fiji’s fourth “coup to end all coups” on 5 December 2006, it was widely misunderstood, […]

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Endangered – the frontline journalism of outrage

Published By   /  January 15, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Book Reviews, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Freedom of speech, Global, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Reviews, Security, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on Endangered – the frontline journalism of outrage

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Endangered – the frontline journalism of outrage Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz War Reporters, a short video launched by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) last year to honour journalists facing “danger zones”. Its release coincided with the publication of RSF’s 50th book in the “100 photos for press […]

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Sweeney Todd A Horror Story Then and Now – Not Quite A Gonzo Review

Published By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Arts, Culture, Editor's Picks, Features, Lead, Lifestyle, Media, MIL OSI Arts, Music, New Zealand, Reviews, Selwyn Manning  /  Comments Off on Sweeney Todd A Horror Story Then and Now – Not Quite A Gonzo Review

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Sweeney Todd A Horror Story Then and Now – Not Quite A Gonzo Review Introspection and review by Selwyn Manning. All still photographs by David Rowland. A ghastly tale of horror and intrigue looms for Wellington and Christchurch theatre-goers as New Zealand Opera sharpens its […]

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