dc.contributor.author Robie, D
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-23T09:59:05Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-23T09:59:05Z
dc.date.copyright 2012-08
dc.date.issued 2012-08-23
dc.identifier.citation Global Media Journal: Australian Edition, vol.6
dc.identifier.issn 1835-2340
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10292/4579
dc.description.abstract Two South Pacific regional journalism university publications, one digital and the other primarily print-based, have developed innovative and convergent partnerships with the news media industry and have become strategic models. Founded in 1996, Wansolwara, the newspaper of the University of the South Pacific regional journalism programme, has embarked on a publishing partnership with a leading Fiji daily newspaper, the Fiji Sun. Auckland University of Technology’s Pacific Media Centre, established more than a decade later, and its news offshoot with an Asia-Pacific focus, Pacific Scoop, is working in tandem with New Zealand’s leading independent online media organisation, Scoop Media Limited. Both publishing ventures represent parallel media strategies to combat growing regional censorship represented by Fiji’s Media Industry Development Decree 2010. This paper examines case studies of both publications in Fiji and New Zealand. It assesses their publishing profiles and contrasts their independent brands focused on education, environmental issues – particularly climate change and deforestation – human rights, resource development, social justice, culture and language with mainstream media within a context of problem-based learning (PBL)and geopolitical strategies.
dc.language English
dc.publisher University of Western Sydney
dc.relation.uri http://www.commarts.uws.edu.au/gmjau/v6_2012_1/david_robie_AA.html
dc.rights Global Media Journal © 2012. The Australian Edition is a member of the innovative and original Global Media Journal: an online-only, open access, global resource for communication and media studies scholarship, with independent editions around the world.
dc.subject Problem-based learning
dc.subject Student publishing
dc.subject Alternative media
dc.subject Independent media
dc.subject Asia-Pacific publishing
dc.subject Pacific publishing
dc.subject Diversity media
dc.subject Media convergence
dc.subject Digital media
dc.title Independent journalism in the South Pacific: two campus-based media case studies in Fiji and New Zealand
dc.type Journal Article
dc.rights.accessrights OpenAccess
aut.relation.articlenumber 9
aut.relation.volume 6

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