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The Southern Cross

Southern Cross: 95bFM's weekly look at Asia-Pacific news with AUT Pacific Media Centre's Sri Krishnamurthi and David Robie.

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

The Southern Cross: July 6th, 2020

The Southern Cross: July 6th, 2020 The Southern Cross: July 6th, 2020, 26.35 MB
Mon 6 Jul 2020

On today's Southern Cross, Pacific Media Centre director David Robie, reflecting on his experience as a journalist on Rainbow Warrior, we follow up on domestic violence in PNG, and journalism in West Papua.

'Waka jumping' Bill, RMA reforms and Guaranteed Minimum Income: July 6th, 2020

'Waka jumping' Bill, RMA reforms and Guaranteed Minimum Income: July 6th, 2020 'Waka jumping' Bill, RMA reforms and Guaranteed Minimum Income: July 6th, 2020 , 24.6 MB
Mon 6 Jul 2020

This week Sherry Zhang talks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw, on the Electoral Integrity Amendment Act. This means members of parliament can’t change political parties once they enter parliament, and party leader are able to kick out MP's if they reasonably believe they disproportionately affect the proportion of parliament.

The Southern Cross: June 29th, 2020

The Southern Cross: June 29th, 2020 The Southern Cross: June 29th, 2020, 22.53 MB
Mon 29 Jun 2020

On Southern Cross today, Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi and director David Robie. Trigger warning: domestic violence and abuse. We speak about the death of Jenelyn Kennedy in PNG, and the media coverage and response of community. We also speak on the Cook islands looking to ban a political editor looking into travel perks. 

The Southern Cross: June 22nd, 2020

The Southern Cross: June 22nd, 2020 The Southern Cross: June 22nd, 2020, 52.72 MB
Mon 22 Jun 2020

Southern Cross: Pacific Media Centre Contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi on the University of South Pacific and tourism in Fiji. Polynesian panthers Will 'Ilolahia also joins us, and we talk about overstayers, and keeping activism going for the next generation. 

Southern Cross: June 15th, 2020

Southern Cross: June 15th, 2020 Southern Cross: June 15th, 2020, 25.59 MB
Mon 15 Jun 2020

Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi on the latest happenings in the Asia Pacific region, this week on #papualivesmatter parallels with #blacklivesmatter, and racism experienced by the pacifika community in NZ. Journalist Michael Field also chats about The University of South Pacific, and allegations of financial misconduct. 

The Southern Cross: June 8th, 2020

The Southern Cross: June 8th, 2020 The Southern Cross: June 8th, 2020, 6.67 MB
Mon 8 Jun 2020

Welcome back to Southern Cross. Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi on the latest happenings in the Asia Pacific region, particularly with ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Today we talked about the Sale of Australian Associated Press and we also touched on death threats received by PNG police. Sherry begins by asking Sri on on the situation with the sale AAP.

 

The Southern Cross: May 25th, 2020

The Southern Cross: May 25th, 2020 The Southern Cross: May 25th, 2020, 21.18 MB
Mon 25 May 2020

Welcome back to Southern Cross.Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi will be talking about the latest happenings in the Asia Pacific region, particularly with ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

This week we spoke on the arrest of former PNG Prime minister on suspicion of misappropriation, abuse of office and official corruption, regarding the purchase of two generators from Israel,  Pro- independence FLNKS in New Caledonia also wans a vote on the referendum delayed by two month to be independent from France, and Sri also talks on the High Court decision regarding the sale of Stuff.

The Southern Cross: May 18th, 2020

The Southern Cross: May 18th, 2020 The Southern Cross: May 18th, 2020, 18.84 MB
Mon 18 May 2020

Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi on the latest happenings in the Asia Pacific region, particularly with ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

This week we spoke about a new book by John Martinkus regarding a major highway built through West Papua, the closure of local tv stations in Phillipines, and the state of NZ media following the recent budget announcements. 

 

The Southern Cross: May 11th, 2020

The Southern Cross: May 11th, 2020 The Southern Cross: May 11th, 2020, 19.13 MB
Mon 11 May 2020

We are back with The Southern Cross with Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi on the latest happenings in the Asia Pacific region, particularly with ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. We begin with NZME’s offer to buy stuff for $1, then discuss media freedom in PNG, COVID-19 in the Pacific Islands, and homophobia in Rugby in Fiji.

The Southern Cross: April 20, 2020

The Southern Cross: April 20, 2020 The Southern Cross: April 20, 2020, 18.48 MB
Mon 20 Apr 2020

Southern Cross is continuing this week, and Sherry talks to Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi. This week they spoke COVID-19 free zones in the pacific, journalists and journalism schools working remotely and restrictions on media freedom in the Pacific. Sherry begins by asking Sri for an update on New Zealand’s situation and what he thinks will be best in regards to this afternoon’s decision