Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – John Pilger … how “fearful ‘democracies’ regress behind a media facade of narcissistic spectacle”.Image: Media Lens By John PilgerForeword to Propaganda Blitz published today.* The death of Robert Parry earlier this year felt like a farewell to the age of the reporter. Parry was “a trailblazer […]Read More →
MIL-Evening Report: Nuclear free and independent Pacific – how the zone began 33 years ago and what now?
Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – [embedded content] From Pacific Media Watch RADIO 531pi Breakfast Talanoa host Ma’a Brian Sagala has talked about the Rarotonga Treaty with Café Pacific publisher David Robie. It was hugely significant for the Pacific. It was sort of like a threshold for the Pacific really standing up to […]Read More →
MIL-Evening Report: Nauru, Fiji and Pacific Facebook gags criticised in Asia-Pacific media freedom summit
Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – [embedded content]Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists.Video: Café PacificBy David Robie in ParisWHEN Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire introduced the Paris-based global media watchdog’s Asia-Pacific press freedom defenders to his overview last week, it was grim listening. First […]Read More →
Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Pacific environmental and political journalist David Robie has recalled the bombing of the original Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior 33 years ago in an interview with host Sarah Macdonald on the ABC’s Nightlife “This Week in History” programme. Dr Robie, now professor of journalism […]Read More →
Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – From Asia Pacific Report A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is “concerned, if not frightened” that the PNG Defence Force may be deploying police and soldiers in the troubled Southern Highlands province facing a deadly weapon. Ex-Brigadier-General Jerry Singirok , a […]Read More →