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The task of identifying appropriate models of journalism for Pacific Island nations as they strive for more democratic governance is not a straightforward one.  This article summarises several contending models of democracy—market liberalism/...
The term ‘international news’ is illustrative of the conflicted nature of journalism. At one and the same time it is well understood and meaningful—and anachronistic in a global era. There is a tendency in many quarters to shy away from addressing...
In this short, but interesting book, Robert Patman argues that US policy failures in the lead up to and aftermath of the October 1993 ‘Blackhawk Down’ incident in Mogadishu facilitated the conditions for the terrorist attacks on the US mainland in...
On 15 February 2003, several millions of engaged, networked and technologically enabled protesters took to the streets of world capitals to demand the halt of US-UK plans to invade Iraq. This broad coalition of opposition, which transcended the...
Commentary: We are witnessing a wholesale restructuring of media ownership statutes throughout the world. It is difficult to think of a single developed or developing country which over the last 10 years has not introduced at least one change – and...
ON 3 October 2004, APN News and Media, owners of the New Zealand Herald launched a Sunday paper. The Herald on Sunday arrived as a major competitor for the Fairfax-owned Sunday Star-Times and Sunday News. The first issue featured a group photo of...
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