The Junction

Australian plan to bombard the Pacific with

Australian $17m ‘soft power’ TV push in Pacific misses mark

May 29, 2020

Homegrown Australian television shows to the tune of $17.1 million will be broadcast in the Pacific in...

Stuff headquarters

Was NZME trying to pull a ‘fast one’ over Stuff?

May 13, 2020

Was New Zealand media giant NZME trying to pull a “fast one” when the company sought urgent approval...

Student helpers in Lami

Solomon Islands students help Fiji cyclone victims

May 9, 2020

Solomon Islands students studying at universities in Fiji have braved the rain to donate food, clothing...

Rugby rivals with the future at stake ... challenger Argentina's Agustín Pichot (left) and the status quo chairman Bill Beaumont (England).

Pacific nations could hold sway in crucial World Rugby vote

April 24, 2020

Pacific Nations could hold sway this weekend as the World Rugby vote for a chairman takes place between...

‘Stop, listen, Papatūānuku is breathing’

April 22, 2020

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY: By Sri Krishnamurthi, self-isolating in Auckland under New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdown. ...

Cities like Queenstown will soon have the strictest coronavirus-related restrictions lifted. Photo: Pedro Szekely (CC BY-SA 2.0)

NZ to ease stage four lockdowns

April 20, 2020

During the country’s stage four lockdown, New Zealand residents could not visit partners who did not live at the same address, and takeaway or food delivery services were banned.

New Zealand audience and readership numbers “skyrocketing” because people need factual news, whether it is digital readership, broadcast or television, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

NZ media chiefs warn desperate times ahead faced with advertising nadir

April 17, 2020

The thin veneer of a seemingly robust New Zealand media has been ripped off like a plaster on a scab i...

Josefa Babitu

Desperate times unleash digital creativity, flexibility for Pacific journalism schools

April 15, 2020

Desperate times call for desperate measures and so it is with journalism schools throughout the Pacific...

At Papamoa beach, near Tauranga, witnesses said large crowds were photographed with apparent disregard for the lockdown rules.

Selfish lockdown breaches cause headaches in Fiji, NZ

April 13, 2020

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY: By Sri Krishnamurthi, self-isolating in Auckland under New Zealand’s Covid-19 ...

Bauer Media ... Covid-19 blamed for closure but claim disputed by critics.

NZ passes 1000 cases threshold, but Bauer collapse main talking point

April 6, 2020

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY As New Zealand edges toward the third week of lockdown having passed 1000 case...

Bauer Media

Media suffer ‘devastating’ blows on both sides of the Tasman

April 3, 2020

Media on both sides of the Tasman face apocalyptic times as the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic decimates...

PMC's weekly Southern Cross radio programme on 95bFM ... with Sri Krishnamurthi, James Tapp and the Pacific Media Watch team.

Southern Cross:Community & local language papers in danger

April 3, 2020

During New Zealand’s national Covid-19 lockdown, educational institutions have been changing the way...

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
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