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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Indonesian journalists ‘bought, broken and soul searching’, says researcher
Fri, 23 Aug 2019
By Michael Andrew The Indonesian media is contributing to resentment and racism toward Papuans, according to a human rights researcher and former journalist. Andreas Harsono of Human Rights Watch Jaka...

West Papua riots: Why Indonesia needs to answer for its broken promises
Thu, 22 Aug 2019
ANALYSIS: By Camellia Webb-Gannon of the University of Wollongong Last weekend, the Indonesian police took 43 West Papuan students into custody for allegedly disrespecting the Indonesian flag during a...

PNG journalists, media unite against ‘unacceptable’ Choi sacking
Wed, 21 Aug 2019
By Michael Andrew Journalists across Papua New Guinea have spoken out in support of EMTV news director Neville Choi after his “unacceptable” termination from a role he had held for six yea...

Papuan protests continue as Widodo urges forgiveness
Wed, 21 Aug 2019
By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Protests are spreading in Indonesia-ruled West Papua in response to harassment of Papuans during explosive incidents in Javanese cities last week. Indonesia’s pre...

EMTV staff protest over sacking of ‘flawless’ news manager Neville Choi
Tue, 20 Aug 2019
Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua New Guinea’s EMTV news and current affairs manager Neville Choi has been sacked after six years of service in this role, triggering strong protests from staff ...

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