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Student journos form ‘biggest newsroom’ to cover election

Student journos form ‘biggest newsroom’ to cover election

May 22, 2019

Journalism students across Australia collaborated in an immense project to cover the weekend’s federal election. Organised through The Junction, a website showcasing and promoting student journali...

UN Security-General tells youth be ‘noisy as possible’ on climate change

UN Security-General tells youth be ‘noisy as possible’ on climate change

May 16, 2019

Older generations are failing to address climate change and they need the world’s youth to lead the...

Student journos call for quality, factual reporting in USP free media debate

Student journos call for quality, factual reporting in USP free media debate

May 5, 2019

Links between quality information, elections and democracy topped discussions among panelists at this...

‘Leave it up to Parliament,’ says USP academic in wake of Honiara riots

‘Leave it up to Parliament,’ says USP academic in wake of Honiara riots

April 25, 2019

A Solomon Islands academic says the only body that can find a legitimate solution to his country’s...

Dawn Raids – Pasifika ‘liberated’ to talk about painful past

Dawn Raids – Pasifika ‘liberated’ to talk about painful past

April 10, 2019

An exhibition about the infamous Dawn Raids in the 1970s has opened in South Auckland, providing a window into a painful chapter of New Zealand’s history.

Solomon Islands students ‘denied’ opportunity to vote in election

Solomon Islands students ‘denied’ opportunity to vote in election

April 5, 2019

As Solomon Islanders headed to the polls on Wednesday to vote for leaders whom they trust will lead them in the next ...

Cuba boosting ‘Pacific connection’ in defiance of US blockade

Cuba boosting ‘Pacific connection’ in defiance of US blockade

April 5, 2019

Cuba will develop relationships with Pacific countries despite pressure from the United States, says...

How journalists can improve diversity in our media

How journalists can improve diversity in our media

March 28, 2019

The New Zealand mainstream media has done two things in the past fortnight – it’s shown just how good it can be with excellent reporting of the Christchurch mosque terror attacks.

Students on NZ massacre: ‘We want to stay as a country, unified, always’

March 22, 2019

Muslim students have praised the gestures of kindness they have received from fellow students and the New Zealand community following last Friday’s terror attack in Christchurch when 50 people were massacred.

We mourn, reflect and face up to NZ’s fragment of darkness

We mourn, reflect and face up to NZ’s fragment of darkness

March 21, 2019

In the 20 years I’ve lived in New Zealand since I was little, I’ve never felt unsafe or been discriminated against for being an immigrant or for my beliefs as a Muslim. I’ve always felt grateful for being able to live in a country where people are generally kind, warm and understanding.

Online hate speech ‘gives green light’ to religion, race attacks

Online hate speech ‘gives green light’ to religion, race attacks

March 20, 2019

Religion and race-based attacks will continue as a result of the rise of online hate speech, says a leading New Zealand academic.

Reviving the ‘lost skills’ of traditional waka Pacific voyaging

February 24, 2019

The president of the Samoa Voyaging Society, Schannel van Dijken, says humans cannot thrive without looking after their landscapes and seascapes.

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