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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Media academic warns shutting key TV channel would be step to ‘dictatorship’
Sat, 18 Jan 2020
By Camille Abiel H. Torres, Charm Ryanne C. Magpali, Laurd Menhard Salen of The Varsitarian in Manila A New Zealand media academic and freedom advocate has warned that shutting down the Philippines’ l...

Ampatuan massacre justice aftermath with more fear of warlords, corruption
Thu, 16 Jan 2020
The Rappler video feed on the Ampatuan convictions last month. For decades, the feared Ampatuan clan held sway in the impoverished province of Maguindanao in Mindanao in the southern Philippines. Thro...

Radio storytelling and community empowerment in Vinzons
Mon, 06 Jan 2020
By David Robie in Manila Operating out of a modest three-roomed rooftop suite overlooking the local marketplace in the rice-producing Bicol township of Vinzons, a tiny Filipino community radio startup...

Praise for young Pacific journalists and threats to Melanesian journalism
Fri, 15 Nov 2019
SPECIAL REPORT: By Philip Cass in Brisbane Melanesian Media Freedom Forum – Day two: The second day of the Melanesian Media Freedom Forum began with praise for the work of young Pacific journali...

Media challenges in Pacific and impact of online news concerns on Melanesia
Fri, 15 Nov 2019
SPECIAL REPORT: By Philip Cass in Brisbane Melanesia Media Freedom Forum – Day One: The problems of operating in the Pacific and the impact of online news and the emergence of “citizen jou...

More information is a joint venture between Multimedia Investments Ltd ( and AUT’s Pacific Media Centre ( (
Editorial email:
Multimedia Investments Ltd: Managing director Selwyn Manning, MCS

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