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Global technology leader warns against ‘digital takeover’ of democracy

Global technology leader warns against ‘digital takeover’ of democracy

March 11, 2020

Global technology and business leader Dr Anita Sands has warned against allowing digital technology to...

Stranded on the wrong side of the digital wall

Stranded on the wrong side of the digital wall

March 10, 2020

"I just want somebody to talk to."

Loss of AAP newswire a tragedy for entire Pacific

Loss of AAP newswire a tragedy for entire Pacific

March 4, 2020

The shock announcement yesterday that the Australian Associated Press newsagency will cease operations after 85 years is a blow to journalism in Australia and the Pacific. AAP, which is owned by Nine, News Corp Austra...

A broken body and mind, but not a shattered spirit

A broken body and mind, but not a shattered spirit

February 25, 2020

Sri Krishnamurthi reflects in this special report on what life is really like trying to live and cope wit...

Return to Rabi on the horizon for Ossies climate doco crew?

February 19, 2020

Highly commended for their recent success at the Ossie Awards for the best student journalism ...

Vanuatu Daily Post’s Dan McGarry ‘gutted’ over Vanuatu government blocking work permit

Vanuatu Daily Post’s Dan McGarry ‘gutted’ over Vanuatu government blocking work permit

November 9, 2019

Media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post group Dan McGarry is devastated by the Vanuatu government’s decision...

Who is ready to fight for Pacific nations?

Who is ready to fight for Pacific nations?

September 27, 2019

ALL over the globe people are starting to stand up for climate action. From massive school strikes in 2018 and 2019, to the smaller but just as disruptive Extinction Rebellion protests, the climate justice space is expanding fast. With Australia set to experience some of the more severe effects of climate change in the coming few decades, it is hardly a surprise that people are taking to the streets and joining local climate action groups in droves. However, if the nation looks to its Pacific neighbours – who are already experiencing damaging effects of climate change – who is fighting for them?

Indonesian journalists ‘bought, broken and soul searching’, says researcher

Indonesian journalists ‘bought, broken and soul searching’, says researcher

August 29, 2019

The Indonesian media is contributing to resentment and racism toward Papuans, according to a human rights...

The call of Ihumātao: Migrant communities standing with Māori

The call of Ihumātao: Migrant communities standing with Māori

August 14, 2019

The occupation at Ihumātao is a spectacle of flags. In every direction they flutter. Alongside tino rangati...

Pacific documentaries, investigative journalism given midwinter showcase

Pacific documentaries, investigative journalism given midwinter showcase

August 4, 2019

A creative “grab bag” of projects has been unveiled by the Pacific Media Centre in a showcase of...

West Papuan suffering will go on if we don’t take a stand, says Rosa

West Papuan suffering will go on if we don’t take a stand, says Rosa

July 9, 2019

  West Papuan human rights defender Rosa Moiwend was in New Zealand last week, speaking about the need...

Where lapu lapu are a lucrative catch

Where lapu lapu are a lucrative catch

June 24, 2019

Captured, cultivated, dosed with "sleeping medicine", then contained in a Styrofoam box bound for China - such is life of the lapu lapu.

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