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Israel kills 274 plus Palestinians to rescue 4 captives – US allegedly involved in operation

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yumna Patel At least 274 Palestinians were killed and more than 698 others were wounded on Saturday in the central Gaza Strip, in what Israel is celebrating...

Caitlin Johnstone: Everything about Israel is fake

COMMENTARY: By Caitlin Johnstone Everything about Israel is fake. It’s a completely synthetic nation created without any regard for...

Murray Horton: Genocide in Gaza – let’s talk about Hamas

ANALYSIS: By Murray Horton The general consensus is that Gaza is this generation’s Vietnam. There are some similarities between...

Gaza could change everything. The War on Terror faces international justice.

COMMENTARY: By Eugene Doyle Could the final act of the US Global War on Terror (GWOT) be the conviction...

Jimmy Naouna: Macron’s handling of Kanaky New Caledonia isn’t working – we need a new way

COMMENTARY: By Jimmy Naouna in Nouméa The unrest that has gripped Kanaky New Caledonia is the direct result of...

New free press book a must read for Pacific ‘media spoilers’

David Robie talks to Te Waha Nui's Monique McKenzie about the new book By Patrick Craddock in Suva Don’t Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and...

Don’t Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific (2014)

By David Robie A comprehensive "hidden stories of the Pacific" media and communication book about many of the region’s major issues of the past two...

Coups, conflicts and human rights: Pacific media challenges in the digital age

By David Robie At the heart of a global crisis over news media credibility and trust is Britain’s so-called Hackgate scandal involving the widespread allegations...

Remembering Rainbow Warrior: How French President Mitterrand personally approved the attack on Greenpeace 20 years ago

Democracy Now! Twenty years ago on 10 July 1985, the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior was bombed by French government agents and sunk in Auckland harbour,...

20 years after the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

By Anastasia Siniori "K" Magazine, published by Kathimerini Publishing SA of Greece, ran a six-page article and interviews with Grace O'Sullivan and David Robie (including...

Mekim Nius: South Pacific Media, Politics and Education (2004)

By David Robie The news media is the watchdog of democracy. But in the South Pacific today the Fourth Estate role is under threat from...