Pacific Scoop

Independent Pacific news, analysis and commentary Pacific Scoop is a regional “hub” partnership venture between AUT's Pacific Media Centre and the independent news portal Scoop.

The centre is based in the School of Communication Studies where postgraduate Pacific student journalists and other media students with an interest in Pasifika affairs will be filing regular stories.

Students on the JOUR801 Asia-Pacific Journalism Studies postgraduate paper use this news website as their main course outlet.

Other students on regional and international internships will be reporting too.

The idea is to produce a distinct blend of news, current affairs and analysis – a fresh and independent “voice” of the Pacific.

Pacific Scoop Fiji Report
We are keen to tell the hidden stories and address justice for the marginalised.

Education, culture, creativity, environment, health, human rights, media, social justice, resource development, regional security and technology are just some of the topics high on our reportage list.

Supplementing our daily file from students are articles by academic staff, regional journalists and civil society advocates and analysts.

Together with AUT, the Divine Word University in Madang, Papua New Guinea; National University of Samoa; and University of the South Pacific journalism schools will also be filing stories, images and multimedia for Pacific Scoop.

We also have a link with the Reportage-Enviro student website at the UTS Australian Centre for Independent Journalism (ACIJ), which is committed to “promoting an alternative voice in the global environmental debate with news that challenges consensus or raises awareness on under-exposed issues”. 

Links

What Auckland University Library’s blog says about Pacific.Scoop

Launch of Pacific Scoop at Maori Expo

Creative Commons attribution licence.

Backgrounder on the Pacific.Scoop vision here.

Email: pacific@scoop.co.nz

Pacific Scoop editor: Professor David Robie, director of the Pacific Media Centre

Contact:
Managing Editor David Robie
Contributing editor Alex Perrottet
Pacific Scoop
Pacific Media Centre
D-63 School of Communication Studies
Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies
AUT University

Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

WG1028
Level 10,
WG Precinct, Gate 4,
Governor Fitzroy Place

Email: pacific@scoop.co.nz
Website: www.pacific.scoop.co.nz
Fax: (649) 921 9987

Pacific Scoop RSS news 

Hawaiki Submarine Cable begins commercial operations

20-Jul-2018 2.21am

Article – BusinessDesk July 20 (BusinessDesk) – Hawaiki Submarine Cable has begun commercial operations for its 15,000 km fibre optic deep-sea cable linking Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and the United States.By Rebecca Howard July 20 (BusinessDesk) – Hawaiki Submarine Cable has begun commercial operations for its 15,000 km fibre optic deep-sea cable linking Australia, […]


 

Greenpeace head and climate activist face court

19-Jul-2018 11.23pm

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand Friday, July 20: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, and climate activist Sara Howell, appeared for sentencing today following action they took to stop the worlds largest oil and gas exploration ship searching for fossil fuels off the … Friday, July 20: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, and […]


 

New trans-Pacific data cable launch improves resilience

19-Jul-2018 10.55pm

Press Release – New Zealand Government New trans-Pacific data cable launch improves resilience and competition Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran has welcomed the commercial launch of the new trans-Pacific Hawaiki cable that improves and enhances New Zealands …New trans-Pacific data cable launch improves resilience and competition Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister […]


 

Last updated: 12-Dec-2016 10.03am

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