Asia Pacific Report

Asia Pacific Report
is a joint venture between Multimedia Investments Ltd ( and AUT’s Pacific Media Centre ( (

A core of the content is provided by postgraduate student journalists on the PMC’s Asia-Pacific Journalism Studies course in the School of Communication Studies at Auckland University of Technology. The students report on a range of Asia-Pacific issues ranging from climate change and the environment to education and health to politics, media, law social justice and sustainable business. Their reports are supplemented by articles from the University of the South Pacific’s regional journalism programme and Wansolwara newspaper, and contributing journalists and academics.

Objectives of the website:

  • An independent Asia-Pacific voice telling the untold stories
  • An educational media resource boosting the quality on regional reporting
  • Addressing justice for the marginalised
  • Providing Asia-Pacific journalism internships

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Masking power in the age of contagion: China’s two faces over coronavirus
Fri, 03 Apr 2020
ANALYSIS: By Haiqing Yu of RMIT University and Michael Keane of Curtin University China has gradually emerged out of its shadow of despair as the epicentre where the coronavirus pandemic started. Now,...

Otago University will not answer Critic’s criticisms in virus editorial
Fri, 03 Apr 2020
By RNZ News New Zealand’s Otago University will not respond to questions from Critic, the student magazine on campus, during the Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown. The decision comes after Critic pu...

Papuan MP calls for NZ involvement in independent shooting inquiry
Fri, 03 Apr 2020
Pacific Media Centre A member of the Papuan Parliament has called for an independent inquiry into last Monday’s Freeport copper mine shooting conducted by the United Nations Human Rights Council...

NZ lockdown – Day 9: How many Covid-19 cases does nation really have?
Fri, 03 Apr 2020
ANALYSIS: By Peter Wilson Every day at 1pm New Zealand’s Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield announces precise figures on the number of confirmed and probable cases of Covid-19 in th...

Media suffer ‘devastating’ blows on both sides of the Tasman
Fri, 03 Apr 2020
By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Media on both sides of the Tasman face apocalyptic times as the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic decimates the industry with Bauer Media N...

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Pacific Media Centre

D-87 School of Communication Studies
Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006
New Zealand
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 x7834
Director: Professor David Robie