Pacific Scoop

Independent Pacific news, analysis and commentary Pacific Scoop is a regional “hub” partnership venture between AUT's Pacific Media Centre and the independent news portal Scoop.

The centre is based in the School of Communication Studies where postgraduate Pacific student journalists and other media students with an interest in Pasifika affairs will be filing regular stories.

Students on the JOUR801 Asia-Pacific Journalism Studies postgraduate paper use this news website as their main course outlet.

Other students on regional and international internships will be reporting too.

The idea is to produce a distinct blend of news, current affairs and analysis – a fresh and independent “voice” of the Pacific.

We are keen to tell the hidden stories and address justice for the marginalised.

Education, culture, creativity, environment, health, human rights, media, social justice, resource development, regional security and technology are just some of the topics high on our reportage list.

Supplementing our daily file from students are articles by academic staff, regional journalists and civil society advocates and analysts.

Together with AUT, the Divine Word University in Madang, Papua New Guinea; National University of Samoa; and University of the South Pacific journalism schools will also be filing stories, images and multimedia for Pacific Scoop.

We also have a link with the Reportage-Enviro student website at the UTS Australian Centre for Independent Journalism (ACIJ), which is committed to “promoting an alternative voice in the global environmental debate with news that challenges consensus or raises awareness on under-exposed issues”.

Pacific Scoop editor: Professor David Robie, director of the Pacific Media Centre

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16-Jul-2020 6.25am

Press Release – Airbnb Airbnb, IOC and IPC announce festival of Olympian and Paralympian Online Experiences hosted by superstar athletes With the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 postponed until 2021, Airbnb, the IOC, and the IPC will bring the spirit of the Olympics … Airbnb, IOC and IPC announce festival of Olympian and […]


 

Governor-General’s Statement On The Death Of Sir Toke Talagi

15-Jul-2020 5.26am

Press Release – Governor General Governor-Generals condolences following the death of Sir Toke Talagi, former Premier of Niue The Governor-General of the Realm of New Zealand, Dame Patsy Reddy, has extended her condolences following the death of Niues former premier, Sir … Governor-General’s condolences following the death of Sir Toke Talagi, former Premier of Niue […]


 

Condolences On Passing Of Sir Toke Talagi

15-Jul-2020 5.11am

Press Release – New Zealand Government Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has expressed his condolences regarding the passing of Niues former Premier, Sir Toke Talagi, which occurred today in Niue. Sir Toke, who was also formerly Niues Foreign Minister, made a significant … Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has expressed his condolences regarding the passing […]


 

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Managing Editor David Robie
Contributing editor Alex Perrottet
Pacific Scoop
Pacific Media Centre
D-63 School of Communication Studies
Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies
AUT University

Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

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Email: pacific@scoop.co.nz
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