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When the so-called ‘woman in red’ became a reluctant icon of a people’s revolt in Turkey in June, the state violence quickly targeted the news media. Ceyola Sungur, an academic at Istanbul’s Technical University, was projected into instant global...
This edition of Pacific Journalism Review is themed on the Media and Democracy in the South Pacific symposium held in Suva in September 2012. Hosted by the University of the South Pacific, the conference has provided most of the core papers for this...
Commentary: Merits and drawbacks exist in all forms of media across the world, so Pacific Islanders would do well to deeply consider the kind of journalism they want to cultivate in their region. While exposition of media freedom issues is important...
Australian country non-daily newspapers are generally very much local in their emphasis—they cover mostly, or entirely, local news; they promote and advocate for the interests of their region; and they foster a close relationship with their readers...
JENNY RANKINE, ANGELA MOEWAKA BARNES, BELINDA BORELL, TIMOTHY McCREANOR, RAYMOND NAIRN and AMANDA GREGORY (Te Rōpu Whariki Research Group, Massey University, Auckland) A content analysis of editorial items about Māori issues and the Treaty of...
This article explores the collaborative application of media and arts-based research practices involving students from the University of Goroka (Papua New Guinea) as co-researchers. It critically examines the processes of developing a community-...
Commentary: A Cook Islands proverb goes like this: Taraia to toki, ei toki tarai enua – ‘Sharpen your adze, the adze to carve nations.’ Applying the proverb in this context, the toki/adze can be seen as the media. The right to know is the tool which...
Abstract: Communication is essential to human lkiving and development. People need to share their ideas and experiences in order to develop both individually and as a group or community. Communication, then, aims to foster community life and growth...
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