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David Robie

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.

Report by the Pacific Media Centre in Nadi Tourism Fiji New Zealand Regional Office has won the Travel Digest Travel Industry Awards 2015 in the...

Report by Ryan Dagur in Jakarta A leader of a Jakarta-based indigenous people's organisation has expressed disappointment at the agreement recently adopted at the Paris...

Report by Vernon Rive in Paris For an hour and a half on Sunday evening – in the final excruciating stages of a marathon negotiating...

Cartoonist Malcolm Evans gives his verdict on the Silly Season and festive spirit.

Cartoonist Malcolm Evans gives his perspective on violence in NZ and the Middle East.

Cartoonist Malcolm Evans on the COP21 Paris climate agreement.

New China TV video clip of the historic moment Report by Pacific Media Watch Delegates from 195 nations have reached an unprecedented agreement on global climate...

Report by Pacific Media Watch "Where are we up to - what's going on in the final day of COP21". An unnamed Australian climate change...

Report by Makereta Komai in Paris The three major oil and gas economies - Russia, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela - have emerged as main stumbling...

Report by Pacific Media Watch Three Auckland-based refugee advocates have given a hopeful view of improved human rights in Burma following Aung San Suu Kyi's...

Report by Samisoni Pareti in Paris On the eve of the conclusion in Paris of negotiations for a new global agreement on climate change, ministers...

Report by Netizen Report in Paris While the spectre of Daesh (ISIS) is nothing new for much of the Arab region, last month's attacks on...

Report by Samisoni Pareti in Paris A young Pacific Islander’s plea for world leaders to help save her island nation from the impacts of climate...

An Amy Goodman interview reporting from Paris. Image: Democracy Now! Report by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! Before the United Nations climate change summit in Paris,...

Report by Professor Crispin Maslog in MANILA As 190 nations grapple with the world's future at the global climate summit in Paris, forest fires in...

Indigenous people from around the world taking to the water in Paris to defend their rights and the environment. Video: Democracy Now! Report from Democracy...

Report from Elenoa Baselala in Paris A tired but spirited Kiribati President Anote Tong has shared his doubts on a positive outcome on a climate...

By Makereta Komai in Paris After a week of negotiations, negotiators from 195 countries have produced a Draft Paris Outcome that is likely to become...

Report by Pacific Media Watch PARIS: Top news media are failing to identify climate change as a contributor to some of the world’s biggest crises...

Analysis by Mychaylo Prystupa In sharp contrast to the hopefulness that some environmentalists are expressing at the COP21 climate summit, iconic Canadian activist and...

Report by Vuniwaqa Bola-Bari Pacific Ocean Commissioner Dame Meg Taylor has called on world leaders meeting in Paris to protect the Pacific region and the...

Report by Pacific Media Watch from Paris “We are gradually being sidelined, everyone is now claiming that they are the most vulnerable” – Ambassador Feturi...