Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Michael Andrew talks to us about massacres in Papua New Guinea villages, journalism and human rights developments in the Phillipines, the further fallout of a Tongan beauty queen's controversial speech and more.
This week on the Southern Cross, Pacific Media Centre director, Professor David Robie talks to Jemima and Lachlan about several controversial issues in the Pacific this week. He covers West Papuan human rights defender, Rosa Moiwend's disappointment in New Zealand's inaction in West Papua, a controversial speech at the Miss Heilala beauty pageant, and a secrecy veil over the deportation of six Chinese officials in Vanauatu.
Pacific Media Watch contributing editor, Michael Andrew, talks to the Wire team about the Cook Islands censor's attempted ban of Rocketman, Isreal Folau's controversial comments, successes in Vanautu media and a conference in Bangkok regarding ethics in technology.
This week on Southern Cross, Pacific Media Watch contributing editor, Michael Andrew, talks to Jemima and Lachlan about Samoan censorship laws, logging announcements in the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea and New Zealand's problematic coverage of a Kiwi stabbed in Papua New Guinea.
This week on the Southern Cross, Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Michael Andrew talks to Jemima about the police raids on journalists in Australia, the increased aid and funding Australia and New Zealand are pumping into the Pacific, and former Prime Minister of Papua Guinea, Peter O'Neill's resignation.
This week Southern Cross is back and Jemima speaks to Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Michael Andrew about the latest in Pacific news. They talk about Papua New Guinea, the aftermath of the Australian election on the Manus Islands and the Indonesian general elections.
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.
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.
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.