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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...
Ironically, alternative and independent media were not always marginalised. Less than two centuries ago, they were the ‘mainstream’. They being the radical and working class media of Europe and the new world colonies. This is a central point made in...
Discussion about the role of journalism in universities too often leaves the impression that our main, and even only game, should be producing employees for major media corporations. This issue of Pacific Journalism Review assumes much more than...
South Pacific university-based journalism school publications were innovative newspaper publishers from 1975 onwards and among early pioneers of online publishing in the mid-1990s. Several publications have become established long-term with viable...
Wilfred Burchett's legendary ‘warning to the world’ eyewitness account in the London Daily Express, exposing the horror of the United States nuclear genocide in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, made global headlines on 5 September 1945. Almost four decades...
The death of Warren Berryman, founder and managing editor of The Independent Business Weekly, marks the end of an era in New Zealand journalism. Renowned as a gutsy, no-nonsense journo and ‘the consummate nosy bastard’, he pioneered investigative...
Investigative journalism is alive and well in the Pacific news media. The quality and breadth of reporting taking place in the South Pacific region is reflected in the high standard of stories entered in the first Pacific Investigative Journalism...
President Jacques Chirac's controversial final round of nuclear tests at Moruroa and Fangataufa atolls in 1995 unleashed an unprecedented storm of international protest. And dilemmas for journalists covering the riots in Papeete and the junkets by...
11. Abstract: Pacific freedom of the press: Case studies in independent campus-based media models  David Robie, Pacific Media Centre, AUT University  pp 99-126. South Pacific university-based journalism school publications were innovative...
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