AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Journalism/Pacific Media Centre): RNZ Nine to Noon media host Dr Gavin Ellis has paid tribute to the postgraduate student journalism at Auckland University of Technology and Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie in their reports on Asia Pacific Report.
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The latest edition of the students' reports features topics such as the Nauru ban on the ABC, domestic violence in Papua New Guinea, threatened Facebook bans in both PNG and Samoa, a cryptocurrency plan for PNG, an In The Name of Confucius documentary controversy and Kanak independence in New Caledonia.
Dr Ellis is a former editor-in-chief of the New Zealand Herald.
The eight APJS student reports:
Nauru media ban on ABC targets Australian detention centre gag
Torokina - a cryptocurrency with a dream to 'rescue' Papua New Guinea
New Caledonian independence 'in their hearts', but also a 'scary' future
Controversial 'Confucius' doco gets mixed response at NZ universities
'Don't play with fire' warning in Samoa's social media threat
PNG Facebook ban threat casts shadow over Pacific media freedom
PNG facelifts for APEC but neglects gender-based violence
NZ Pacific journalists 'appalled' by Nauru ban on ABC at Forum
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