Alistar Kata’s multimedia report for Asia-Pacific Journalism.
Report – By Alistar Kata
Journalists and human rights advocates talked to by Pacific Scoop this week believe New Zealand media “ignores” many critical news stories and issues about the region.
With recent political changes in the Pacific region – including the post-coup Fiji elections due next month, the debate over extraction industries in New Caledonia, and human rights violations and media law changes in West Papua, the lack of New Zealand’s mainstream media coverage has been criticised.
Radio New Zealand International deputy editor Don Wiseman says “without a doubt” when asked about the lack of coverage of issues in the Pacific region. Read more »