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Southern Cross: bFM's weekly look at Pacific news with AUT Pacific Media Centre's Michael Andrew and David Robie.

You can check out the Pacific Media Centre at www.pmc.aut.ac.nz

The Southern Cross: April 15, 2019

The Southern Cross: April 15, 2019 The Southern Cross: April 15, 2019, 20.62 MB
Mon 15 Apr 2019

Jemima speaks to Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Michael Andrew about the Pacific media boycott of the Indonesian election, the University of the South Pacific winning a $20,000 grant, and the Dawn Raids Exhibition. 

The Southern Cross: April 8, 2019

The Southern Cross: April 8, 2019 The Southern Cross: April 8, 2019, 23.9 MB
Mon 8 Apr 2019

Southern Cross is back with Jemima speaking to Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Michael Andrew and special guest Manny Cruz, an indigenous journalist from the Pacific Daily News in Guam and a doctoral student with AUT's Pacific Media Centre.Michael briefs us on current Pacific news stories and Manny discusses the media in Guam and how the country has recently legalised recreational marijuana. 

The Southern Cross: 1st April, 2019

The Southern Cross: 1st April, 2019 The Southern Cross: 1st April, 2019, 21.56 MB
Mon 1 Apr 2019

Michael Andrew from Southern Cross is in studio to bring us the latest in Pacific news

The Southern Cross: March 25, 2019

The Southern Cross: March 25, 2019 The Southern Cross: March 25, 2019, 12.86 MB
Mon 25 Mar 2019

Southern Cross is back for the year and today Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre's director professor David Robie and our new Pacific Media Watch editor Michael Andrew. This week we discuss the terror attacks in Christchurch and repercussions in New Zealand, the Pacific and the world. 

The Southern Cross with Rahul Bhattarai: 5th November, 2018

The Southern Cross with Rahul Bhattarai: 5th November, 2018 The Southern Cross with Rahul Bhattarai: 5th November, 2018, 9.46 MB
Mon 5 Nov 2018

AUT’s Pacific Media Centre’s reporter, Rahul Bhattarai and Master’s student Pauline Mago-King join Laura Kvitgstad live in studio to discuss the upcoming Fiji election, the recent referendum in New Caledonia around becoming an indepent state from France and the public critique Papua New Guinea is experiencing in regards to governmental spending.

 

The Southern Cross: October 29, 2018

The Southern Cross: October 29, 2018 The Southern Cross: October 29, 2018, 16.28 MB
Mon 29 Oct 2018

Today in Southern Cross Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre’s director Professor David Robie and the reporter Rahul Bhattarai. We talk about the centre's news stories and issues being covered on the Asia Pacific Report.

Topics include Bernie Smith’s lecture on housing which was delivered in an annual Bruce Jesson Lecture last week, former president of French Polynesia, Oscar Manutahi Temaru supports the Maohi independence movement in a upcoming referendum in New Caledonia, and Professor Robie’s account on the evolution of media in the pacific since the 60’s.

The Southern Cross: October 15, 2018

The Southern Cross: October 15, 2018 The Southern Cross: October 15, 2018, 11.03 MB
Mon 15 Oct 2018

Today on the Southern Cross, Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre's reporter Rahul Bhattarai. Topics include, the iconic, internationally acclaimed human rights film on Paga Hill that was banned from a Papua New Guinea festival and Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, Peter O'Neill, responds to backlash against his purchase of 40 Maseratis. 

The Southern Cross: October 8, 2018

The Southern Cross: October 8, 2018 The Southern Cross: October 8, 2018, 17.53 MB
Mon 8 Oct 2018

Today in Southern Cross Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre’s reporter Rahul Bhattarai and Post-graduate Journalism student Maxine Jacobs. We talk about the centre's news stories and issues being covered on Asia Pacific Report. Topics include organ harvesting and the crack down on Falun Dong community by Chinese Communist Party, the Government in Nauru has dismissed the Doctors Without Borders' Mental health workers at their detention camps and the social justice advocates calling for 'more action and less talk' in regards to Jacinda Ardern’s speech about Climate Change at last UN General Assembly.

The Southern Cross: October 1, 2018

The Southern Cross: October 1, 2018 The Southern Cross: October 1, 2018, 13.98 MB
Mon 1 Oct 2018

Today in Southern Cross, Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre’s reporter Rahul Bhattarai. As always, we talk about the centre's news stories and issues that are being covered. Topics include: President Duterte admits that he has killed many people in the Philippines, an Air Niugini Plane carrying 47 passengers overshoots the runway, and the assault and arrests of 67 Papuan students by the Indonesian police.

The Southern Cross: September 24, 2018

The Southern Cross: September 24, 2018 The Southern Cross: September 24, 2018, 18.43 MB
Mon 24 Sep 2018

Today in Southern Cross Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre’s reporters Rahul Bhattarai and Sri Krishnamurthi. We talk about the centre's news stories and issues being covered on Asia Pacific Report. Topics include the crackdown on the press freedom in Nepal by the government with new legal codes being introduced in the Nepalese constitution, by far the biggest protests against President Duterte of the Philippines on the nation’s 46th anniversary of martial law and Sri is here to update us about the pre-elections mood in Fiji.