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David Robie

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Dr David Robie is professor of journalism and director of AUT University’s Pacific Media Centre. He is a strong advocate of independent journalism at the country’s journalism schools. He is co-founder with Selwyn Manning of Pacific Scoop and manages the Pacific Media Watch media freedom project; he is also founding editor of Pacific Journalism Review research journal.

BRIEFING: By David Robie in Manipal, India “Fake news” combined with a lack of critical media judgment by many in the millennial generation is a...

The media freedom monitoring group Reporters Without Borders details how it has trained journalists in Afghanistan to be aware of double suicide bomb attacks....

Trailer for the controversial climate change documentary Anote’s Ark – former Kiribati President Anote Tong opened the first Pacific Climate Change Conference in Wellington...

Rapacious logging cartels feature in PNG's Northern Province Governor Gary Juffa's speech. Video: Café Pacific By David Robie at Te Papa Northern Province Governor Gary Juffa...

By David Robie at Te Papa A former New Zealand prime minister has warned that climate change has the potential to force a legal and...

BOOKS: By David Robie, editor of Pacific Journalism Review At the time of reviewing this important and timely book, Hurricane Irma had just ripped a...

BOOKS: 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...

Rappler’s CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa says that the Philippine government spends a lot of effort to turn journalism into a crime which...

Drone views of the village of Timbulsloko showing the scale of coastal erosion and sinking flatlands in an area that once used to be...

Crucial to how Indonesia's news outlets cover the environment - and its destruction - is the ownership and vested interests of the media landscape. ...

A trailer for the controversial Anas investigation into corruption by Ghana's judiciary. Video: AnanseGH TV BOOKS: By David Robie The Ghanaian investigative journalist summed up the...

New Zealand quietly celebrated 30 years of its official status as a “nuclear-free” country this week, marking the time when NZ Nuclear Free Zone,...

Dr Max Lane, pictured here with Faiza Mardzoeki, talks about his project to establish a community and activist library for the student city of...

Photographs by David Robie and Bernard Agapa in Jakarta The World Press Freedom Day organisers, UNESCO and the Indonesian Press Council, marginalised the highly sensitive...

Al Jazeera's coverage by Step Vaessen of the Papuan protest at WPFD2017 in Jakarta. By David Robie in Jakarta | Audio report from the PMC's...

REVIEW: By David Robie One of the ironies of the legacy of eight years of Barack Obama’s presidency is that under the leadership of the...

War Reporters, a short video launched by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) last year to honour journalists facing "danger zones". Its release coincided with the...

Surveillance footage of the accused guman Esteban Santiago opening fire at Fort Lauderdale Airport in Florida last Friday. Video: TMZ website ANALYSIS: By David Robie Just...

By David Robie in Auckland Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro's contribution to global social justice and dignity, and to developing nations worldwide - including the...

Inside the Philippines "war on drugs" - Al Jazeera's The Stream programme. By David Robie in Manila Mounting calls for the Philippines president to be investigated...

By David Robie on Aneityum, Vanuatu She had the most enchanting smile, even though she had lost her baby teeth. Her toothless grin turned out...

In this "PNG Diehard" citizen video last month, Papua New Guinea police are seen and heard open-firing at students from the University of PNG...