Monthly Archives: November 2020

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom has called for a voluntary certification programme for Australian journalists as an essential step towards building...
Guam coronavirus testing

By RNZ Pacific Guam has suffered its 90th covid-related death with the US Pacific territory now recording 5233 cases. The Pacific Daily News today reported 249...

By Laurens Ikinia in Auckland US President-elect Joe Biden’s pledge to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement is “fresh air” news for Pacific Islands countries, say...
Climate action

ANALYSIS: By Christian Downie, Australian National University When the US formally left the Paris climate agreement, Joe Biden tweeted that “in exactly 77 days, a...
Biden supporter celebrations

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An American columnist and high tech expert has apologised to the people of New Zealand over the “scary” experience of authoritarian...
NZ PM Jacinda Ardern 09112020

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says it is important for New Zealand to have tight connections with the US on big global issues...
Joe Biden wins election

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is reported to have become the first world leader to publicly congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden...
Malcolm Evans cartoon

'I ain't buying it' - Trump voters protest US election call Donald Trump was the real winner of The Apprentice US election -...

By Anya Imandin, AUT News Auckland University of Technology director of diversity Professor Edwina Pio has made a presentation on diversity and the media to...
Battalion 751 on parade

By Alya Nurbaiti in Jakarta and Benny Mawel in Jayapura Indonesian Military (TNI) soldiers reportedly attacked and arrested civilians at a dormitory and nearby houses...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Joe Biden is almost certain to be the next president of the United States, ushering in a welcome return to engagement...

OPINION: By Crosbie Walsh As Aotearoa New Zealand waited for the election special votes results there was no talk of violence in the streets or...
Helen Clark

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Two former New Zealand prime ministers have called for an end to polarisation and the need for "healing" as the US...
Donald Trump

ANALYSIS: By Sarah John, Flinders University Facing the gradual erosion of early leads in several battleground states — and increasingly likely defeat in the presidential...
Marshall Islands repatriates

By the Marshall Islands Journal The first-ever covid-positive case in quarantine at Kwajalein and the arrival of the first group of 27 Marshall Islanders being...

ANALYSIS: By Adrian Beaumont, University of Melbourne Joe Biden is now poised to win the US presidency. The mail-in votes in Wisconsin and Michigan have...
US elections

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A leading New Zealand newspaper has branded the knife-edge US presidential election as a "nightmare" scenario in response to fears of...
Oscar Temaru

By RNZ Pacific The court case in New Caledonia brought by French Polynesia's pro-independence leader Oscar Temaru against the French prosecutor over the Faa'a community...
Trump election cartoon

ANALYSIS: By Jennifer S. Hunt, Australian National University It has been billed as the most significant US election in generations, and with nearly 100 million...
Jacinda Ardern

ANALYSIS: By Richard Shaw of Massey University Jacinda Ardern’s new “covid cabinet” is pretty much the same as — and completely unlike — every previous...
video

A clip from This Is Not A Movie, a 2020 documentary by about Robert Fisk. Video: Doc Edge Festival Veteran journalist Robert Fisk, who for...
Oscar Temaru

ANALYSIS: By Ena Manuireva The unfolding in French Polynesia of the latest judiciary entanglements of pro-independence leader Oscar Temaru versus the French administration is being...