Recent Submissions

  • Participatory video and the Pacifica Mamas : a pilot project 

    Saifoloi, Malama; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Williams, Marcus; Harris, Usha Sundar; Naqvi, Munawwar (Unitec ePress, 2016-08-17)
    Emerging literature highlights that in the Pacific, the use of participatory video (PV) is a new trend in research and community action. It can be employed as a tool to empower communities to have agency over their media ...
  • Locating disaster communication in changing communicative ecologies across Pacfiic 

    Noske-Turner, Jessica; Tacchi, Jo; Horst, Heather; Papoutsaki, Evangelia (Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, 2014)
    The Pacific Island region is geographically and culturally diverse, with a significant range of communication infrastructures and challenges. Access and use of mobile phones has risen exponentially over the past five years. ...
  • Climate change and Generation Zero : analysing the 50/50 campaign : a communication for social change approach 

    Noronha, Sandra (Unitec ePress, 2013)
    Climate change does not respect national boundaries or distinguish between big and small polluters. It is one of the truly global problems humanity faces today. In spite of this, there is reluctance to believe in the ...
  • Yu Mas Kamap Wan Nesen : the mainstream churches, Tok Pisin and national identity in Paupa New Guinea 

    Cass, Philip (W. Kohlhammer GmbH, 2000)
    After the Second World War missions in Papua New Guinea faced new imperatives driven by the reaction of the Australian administration to United Nations' directives. These directives related to the development of education ...
  • Tok Pisin and Tok Ples as languages of identification in Papua New Guinea 

    Cass, Philip (World Association for Christian Communication, 1999)
    After the Second World War missions in Papua New Guinea faced new imperatives driven by the reaction of the Australian administration to UN directives. As a result the administration decided to use English as the sole ...
  • The never-ending story: Palestine, Israel and The West Wing 

    Cass, Philip (Intellect Ltd., 2007)
    This article examines the way in which the popular American television series The West Wing represents the Palestinian–Israeli conflict and the way in which Middle Eastern audiences responded to that depiction. This fictional ...
  • The Infallible Engine: Indigenous perceptions of Europeans in German New Guinea through the Missionary Press 

    Cass, Philip (Madang, Papua New Guinea : Divine Word University, 2004-, 2011)
    Newspapers provide a vital record of how a society sees itself, but in colonial history this usually means that the view of political, social and historical developments is slanted towards the colonisers who made up the ...
  • The Pacific mission press 

    Cass, Philip (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 1997)
    The missions were the first to bring printing presses to the region and usually the first to establish a newspaper in the various islands. Despite their limited circulations, church newspapers are still important because ...
  • Not in a pakeha court: Kastom and Pacific media 

    Cass, Philip (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2000)
    Laws which most concern journalists, such as libel, have been framed entirely within a western context. This hinders and often disbars ordinary people from seeking redress against the media in western-style courts. A ...
  • Mission Journalism in German New Guinea Pioneering Mass Communication 

    Cass, Philip (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 1992)
    The role of the mainstream churches in contemporary Papua New Guinea media is well known. What is often less well appreciated is that Kristen Pres, Wantok, and The Time of Papua New Guinea did not spring fresh from the ...
  • Media ownership in the Pacific: Inherited colonial commercial model but remarkably diverse 

    Cass, Philip (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2004)
    This article describes the historic conditions governing newspaper and media ownership in the Pacific. It argues that historically there have been three kinds of media in the Pacific: Mission or church-owned or directed, ...
  • Fr Francis Mihalic and Wantok niuspepa 

    Cass, Philip (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2011)
    Papua New Guinea’s Tok Pisin language newspaper Wantok, founded in 1969, is one of the publishing icons of the South Pacific. Drawing on interviews with Fr Francis Mihalic and Bishop Leo Arkfeld made in the early 1990s, a ...
  • Dilemma for Fiji media and the constitution 

    Cass, Philip (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 1995)
    Fiji prides itself on being at the crossroads of the Pacific and yet the rest of the great ocean remains almost invisible to the Fijian press, to whom the world consists of floods in India, stock prices in Australia and O ...
  • Baptism Of Fire - How Journalism Students From The University Of The South Pacific Covered The Speight Putsch And Its Aftermath 

    Cass, Philip (Routledge, 2002)
    During the violent coup staged by businessman George Speight in Fiji in May 2000, accurate information about what was happening was often restricted to a handful of Fijian websites. On some occasions the only site still ...
  • A dozen Danish cartoons and the wrath of the Muslim world 

    Cass, Philip (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2006)
    How do we understand the outrage in the Muslim world against the 12 cartoons published in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten? And can we move on from anger and misunderstanding? Is there room for dialogue?
  • From a Suva gossip column to Fleet Street - Hack's Progress by Phillip Knightley 

    Cass, Philip (Australian & New Zealand Marketing Academy, 1999)
    To readers outside the United Kingdom, Australian-born journalist Philip Knightley will probably be best known for his books such as The First Casualty and The Secret Life of Lawrence of Arabia. In his autobiography, now ...
  • Australian journalism and war: Professional discourse and the legitimation of the 2003 Iraq invasion 

    Dodson, Giles (Routledge, 2010)
    This paper presents an original study of Australian journalistic professionalism as observed during the Iraq War, 2003. Through an analysis of both in-depth interviews conducted with Australian Iraq War journalists and ...

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