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It cannot have been a coincidence that the bombs and missiles that rained down on Baghdad at the beginning of the American invasion of Iraq on 20 March 2003 fell just where the world’s television cameras could capture the resulting explosions....
Commentary: On 22 May 2009, Massey University’s Wellington campus hosted a conference on war reporting. Jointly organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Massey’s Department of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, the...
In a time of crisis, when there is a signifi cant amount of uncertainty about the means and motivations of those involved, news sources have the ability to determine how an event is represented to an entire society. But who are these sources, and...
Fijians were at the polls in the final week of August 2001 following the George Speight attempted coup in May 2000], but with a court martial of rebel soldiers due, Fiji faced not just a divided society but also a divided military. Pictured:...
Favourable public opinion egged the Papua New Guinea military on and forced Sir Julius Chan's hand over the resignation demand. Military commander Jerry Singirok struck a popular chord when he accused the PNG government of corruption in spite of the...
Claims by sacked Papua New Guinea military commander Jerry Singirok before the first mercenary Commission of Inquiry that Sandline planned to hire a journalist for A$250,000 to 'positively report on Sandline' have been strongly denied by the two...
Commentary: World coverage on the Sandline affair was in contrast to that of the long-running civil war on Bougainville. Foreign journalists have been kept out and perhaps it is just a coincidence that its horrors have never been live on CNN but now...
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