Opinion

From Kanaky to Palestine, how Paris is weaponising deportations from Pacific

In the West Bank, one in three Palestinians has experienced one or more incarcerations during their life since 1967, or 35 percent of the population, while in Kanaky, the...

Tahiti’s ‘old lion’ Gaston Flosse, 93, steps down after 52 years in politics

By Patrick Decloitre French Polynesia’s veteran politician, 93-year-old Gaston Flosse, announced last week he is stepping down from his...

A role for Pacific media in charting a pragmatic global outlook

ANALYSIS: By Shailendra Bahadur Singh and Amit Sarwal in Suva Given the intensifying situation, journalists, academics and experts joined...

Amid decline in mainstream media trust, Pacific Journalism Review remains a beacon

Professor Vijay Naidu’s speech celebrating the launch of the 30th anniversary edition of Pacific Journalism Review at the...

PANG talks to journalist David Robie on Pacific decolonisation issues

PANG Media The PANG media team at this month’s Pacific International Media Conference in Fiji caught up with independent...

Creeping authoritarianism in Pacific not the answer to virus pandemic

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY: By David Robie, self-isolating in Auckland under New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdown as part of a Pacific Media Watch series. A rather beautiful...

PMC director blasts politicians, media over ‘shameful silence’ on West Papua

Pacific Media Watch in Brisbane Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie condemned the Australian and New Zealand governments and mainstream media for their “deafening silence”...

David Robie: A future in Pacific journalism in the age of ‘media phobia’

KEYNOTE ADDRESS 2018: By David Robie Kia Ora Tatou and Ni Sa Bula, For many of you millennials, you’re graduating and entering a Brave New World...

Coups, globalisation and Fiji’s reset structures of ‘democracy’

REVIEWS: David Robie, editor of Pacific Journalism Review When Commodore (now rear admiral retired and an elected prime minister) Voreqe Bainimarama staged Fiji’s fourth “coup...

What does good journalism mean? Lisa Er talks to David Robie

Green Planet FM's Lisa Er talks to Pacific Media Centre's David Robie on the state of the media in NZ and the Asia-Pacific region....

David Robie: Fiji, PNG lead betrayal, but still West Papuans triumph in 2015

COMMENTARY: By David Robie The Melanesian Spearhead Group leaders’ summit in Honiara this week must go down as the most shameful since the organisation...