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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: May 20, 2019

The Southern Cross: May 20, 2019 The Southern Cross: May 20, 2019, 23.82 MB
Mon 20 May 2019

This week on the Southern Cross, Jemima and Lachlan speak to Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Michael Andrew. They discuss the Australian election, the Papua New Guinea government turmoil, the New Caledonian elections, the University of the South Pacific's abuse allegations, and the UN Secretary General's visit to New Zealand. 

The Southern Cross: 13 May, 2019

The Southern Cross: 13 May, 2019 The Southern Cross: 13 May, 2019, 21.94 MB
Mon 13 May 2019

Today on the Southern Cross Jemima speaks to Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie. This week is a big one in the Asia-Pacific region with elections and leadership tussles in Australia, New Caledonia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Phillippines. 

The Southern Cross: May 6, 2019

The Southern Cross: May 6, 2019 The Southern Cross: May 6, 2019, 9.89 MB
Mon 6 May 2019

AUT Pacific Media Centre's Michael Andrews joins Lachlan to talk about Papua New Guinea's political crisis, New Zealand media's coverage of the Christchurch massacre, and world press freedom day.

The Southern Cross: April 29, 2019

The Southern Cross: April 29, 2019 The Southern Cross: April 29, 2019, 15.97 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

Southern Cross is back with a media freedom special in advance of World Press Freedom Day this Friday. Jemima speaks to Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie and Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Michael Andrew. 

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.