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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.

David Robie, who reported from New Caledonia several times during the 1980s for Islands Business magazine, The Australian, New Zealand Times and other media,...

David Robie, who reported from New Caledonia during the 1980s for Islands Business magazine, The Australian, New Zealand Times and other media, returned to...

By David Robie in Nouméa French security forces moved in today to clean up the main road near an indigenous Kanak tribal area after a...

About 175,000 New Caledonians will vote on the future of their Pacific territory this Sunday—a status quo French-ruled New Caledonia, or an independent Kanaky...

BOOK REVIEW: By David Robie Two damning and contrasting books about Indonesian colonialism in the Pacific, both by activist participants in Europe and New Zealand,...

Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists. Video: Café Pacific By David Robie in Paris When Reporters Without Borders chief...

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...