Media challenges in a digital world (part 2)

Media challenges in a digital world (part 2)

In a keynote address at the USP journalism awards, Pacific Media Center director Professor David Robie, formerly head of the South Pacific regional journalism program in its early stages, reflects on the progress and challenges facing media in the Pacific and worldwide. This is the second in a two-part blog of his speech.
Media challenges in a digital world (Part one)

Media challenges in a digital world (Part one)

In a keynote address at the USP journalism awards, Pacific Media Center director Professor David Robie, formerly head of the South Pacific regional journalism program in its early stages, reflects on the progress and challenges facing media in the Pacific and worldwide. This is the first in a two-part blog of his speech.
YOUR SAY: The new Global Goals

YOUR SAY: The new Global Goals

This short survey, undertaken in partnership with RMIT University, explains the new ‎Global Goals and gives people across the Pacific the chance to rate their relevance and help track progress. The more we know about the goals, the more we can hold our leaders to account to implement them.
Debating for success

Debating for success

Frida Bani-Sam considers the case for promoting debate in secondary schools in the Pacific region, arguing that in the long run, debating can lead to consensus decision-making which is at the heart of Pacific culture.
Vanuatu school debate competition 2015

Vanuatu school debate competition 2015

PiPP continues it’s support for both Vanuatu's schools debate competition and the regional Melanesian Cup. Debating encourages young minds to develop critical thinking, public speaking, research skills, and the confidence to creatively structure persuasive arguments.
The pro-democracy movement rises again

The pro-democracy movement rises again

'Akilisi Pohiva is the first commoner to become Tonga's Prime Minister. Kalafi Moala argues that Pohiva's election is of historical significance at this juncture of Tonga’s march into a full democracy as he holds hope for a new Tonga - a small nation that must change in every sphere of development.