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Florida airport massacre – few basic questions being raised

By   /  January 12, 2017  /  Bloggers, Dr David Robie, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  15 Comments

What has struck me most is that several key issues have barely been covered in the media soul-searching, topmost being the bizarre gun culture itself.

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Timor-Leste raises bar in media suppression with new law

By   /  June 2, 2014  /  Bloggers, Dr David Robie, Media Watch  /  5 Comments

David Robie also blogs at Café Pacific JOURNALISTS and civil society critical of the flawed Fiji mediascape in the lead-up to the first post-coup general election in September should also be up in arms over the attempts to muzzle the press in Timor-Leste. A new law passed by the National Assembly in Dili early last […]

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Social media and indecency

By   /  May 12, 2014  /  Dr Wayne Hope, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

Social media use can bring out the most unpleasant human dispositions; betrayal, voyeurism, puritanism, hypocrisy and sadism. All of these traits were on display during the leaked video `scandal` involving Konrad Hurrell and Teuila Blakely.

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