Pacific Journalism Review

Media and cultural diversity

The Pacific Journalism Review, founded at the University of Papua New Guinea in 1994, is a peer-reviewed journal covering media issues and communication in the South Pacific, Asia-Pacific, Australia and New Zealand. It is now published by the Pacific Media Centre, AUT University, and has links with the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism and the University of the South Pacific.

Call for papers for the next edition: www.pjreview.info/submissions

Themes:

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While one objective is research into Pacific journalism theory and practice, the journal is also expanding its interest into new areas of research and inquiry that reflect the broader impact of contemporary media practice and education.

A particular focus will be on the cultural politics of the media, including the following issues – new media and social movements, indigenous cultures in the age of globalisation, the politics of tourism and development, the role of the media and the formation of national identity and the cultural influence of New Zealand as a branch of the global economy within the Pacific region. It also has a special interest in environmental and development studies in the media and communication – and vernacular media in the region.

Main sections:


  • Research: Academic research and analysis papers (6000 words)
  • Frontline: Reflective and investigative journalism research and methodology (up to 6000 words)
       
  • Commentary: Industry insights, developments and practice (1500-3000 words)
       
  • Reviews: Books, online developments, multimedia, video (500-1000 words)
    Reviews editor: Dr Allison Oosterman Noted Reviews: 350 words
       
  • Forum: Letters, brief commentaries (up to 800 words)
       
  • Content and inquiries: pjreview@aut.ac.nz

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Fiji media regulation: Emerging from ‘worst of times’ to ‘best of times’?

2015-06-01T00:00

Commentary: A tragic result of the repressive media environment in Fiji has been a huge brain drain within the industry. Many of the best and experienced media workers have left or been forced out. In fact, Australia and New Zealand have benefitted b...


 

‘Stifled aspirations’: The 2014 General Election under restrictive laws

2015-05-01T00:00

On 17 September 2014, eight years after the 5 December 2006 coup, Fiji held a General Election under repressive laws curtailing freedom of expression and the media, government accountability and the judiciary. A notable number of 248 candidates aspir...


 

Making the case for a political ecology investigation at Goro nickel mine

2015-05-01T00:00

New Caledonia’s Goro nickel mine, owned by Brazilian mining giant Vale, is unique in the world. The US $6 billion smelter, set over a vast biodiversity hotspot, is using high-pressure acid leaching treatment technology that has never been teste...


 

Conflict in West Papua: The contrast between historic and contemporary media coverage in New Zealand

2015-05-01T00:00

Many New Zealanders, even in politically aware circles, have a limited understanding of West Papua and frequently confuse the Indonesian-controlled territory with its neighbour Papua New Guinea. This reflects the limited mainstream media coverage of ...


 

Editorial: Two decades of critical inquiry

2015-05-01T00:00

Pacific Journalism Review is far more than a research journal. As an independent publication, it has given strong support to investigative journalism, socio-political journalism, political economy of the media, photojournalism and political cartoonin...


 

Contact:

Managing Editor David Robie
Pacific Journalism Review
D-63 School of Communication Studies
Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies
AUT University

Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

WG1028
Level 10,
WG Precinct, Gate 4,
Governor Fitzroy Place

Email: pjreview@aut.ac.nz
Website: www.pjreview.info
Fax: (649) 921 9987

Last updated: 16-Feb-2015 3.05pm

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