Books

Caitlin Johnstone: Getting Gaza right is the absolute bare minimum requirement

COMMENTARY: By Caitlin Johnstone Gaza is simpler than Iraq. Iraq was simpler than Yemen. Yemen was simpler than Libya. Libya was simpler than Ukraine. Ukraine is simpler than Syria. Gaza is...

Open letter: On NZ news media and ‘faceless, nameless’ Palestinians

Pacific Media Watch This unpublished “heartfelt” letter sent to The Press this week criticising its April 6 editorial about...

French security forces in Nouméa ahead of two opposing political marches

By Patrick Decloitre Security forces reinforcements were sent from France ahead of two rival marches in the capital Nouméa...

Indonesian military’s crimes in West Papua and the democratic solution

By Sharon Muller On Friday, March 22, a video circulated of TNI (Indonesian military) soldiers torturing a civilian in...

It is time to de-demonise Hamas – the intifada will go on until justice

ANALYSIS: By Eugene Doyle Who would not condemn the Hamas attack of 7 October 2023 when hundreds of...

PJR to celebrate 30 years of journalism publishing at Pacific Media 2024 conference

Pacific Media Watch Pacific Journalism Review, the Pacific and New Zealand’s only specialist media research journal, is celebrating 30 years of publishing this year —...

Disinformation and climate crisis, governance, training feature in PJR

Pacific Journalism Review Research on climate crisis as the new target for disinformation peddlers, governance and the media, China’s growing communication influence, and journalism training...

Flashback 1989: Rising storm in the Pacific

On 10 July 2023 -- marking the 1985 bombing of the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior -- Television New Zealand began broadcasting a BBC/Oxford Scientific...

Iconic peace researcher Owen Wilkes exposed global covert military activity and inspired NZ’s nuclear-free status

REVIEW:  By Ken Mansell The recent publication of a book of essays honouring the life of legendary New Zealand peace researcher and activist Owen Wilkes...

Rendezvous with the ‘no nukes’ Aneityum cover girl after 33 years

Dr David Robie was one of the resource speakers at a Teachers' Wānanga on teaching about the Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific (NFIP) movement...

‘Voice of the Voiceless’: The Pacific Media Centre as a case study of academic and research advocacy and activism

By David Robie in the Okinawan Journal of Island Studies For more than a decade, the pioneering Pacific Media Centre at Aotearoa’s Auckland University of...