Report by Pacific Media Centre

Pacific Journalism Review

ISBN/code: issn 1023-9499

Price: $35.00

Publication date: Monday, October 5, 2015

Publisher: Pacific Media Centre

In New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region, particularly, there is a clear and present need for the practice of documentary in the tradition of civic activism. The following articles in this themed section explore the aesthetic and cultural dynamics of capturing popular struggles and how documentary makers respond in the field to rethink how to represent objectively new struggles and new contexts of real life. – Extract from Professor Barry King’s editorial.

Edited By Barry King, Annie Goldson and David Robie

This new edition of Pacific Journalism Review features the work of film and documentary makers Alister Barry, Annie Goldson, Anne Keala Kelly, Jim Marbrook, Tom Morton, Joshua Oppenheimer, Max Stahl, Kim Webby and others. Unthemed articles include “a sense of place” in Indigenous reporting, changing death coverage in The New Zealand Herald and tweeting, friending and reporting for media academic staff.

Review: Celebrated French Rainbow Warrior investigation echoes Watergate

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Selwyn Manning, BCS (Hons.) MCS (Hons.) is an investigative political journalist with 23 years media experience. He specializes in reportage and analysis of socioeconomics, politics, foreign affairs, and security/intelligence issues. Selwyn has extensive experience as a commentator and has provided live political analysis to a wide range of television and radio organizations broadcasting in New Zealand, Australia and globally including the BBC (Five Live, London) and BBC (World Service). He is currently a correspondent to Australia's FiveAA radio, and is a regular live-on-air panelist on Radio New Zealand's The Panel with broadcaster Jim Mora.