Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa

Media and cultural diversity

The Pacific Journalism Review is a peer-reviewed journal examining media issues and communication in the South Pacific, Asia-Pacific, Australia and New Zealand. Founded in 1994 at the University of Papua New Guinea, PJR has been published since 2007 by the Pacific Media Centre in the School of Communication Studies, Auckland University of Technology, and has links with the University of the South Pacific. PJR is a ranked journal with SCOPUS metrics.

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Current edition: "Disasters, cyclones and communication", Vol. 24, No 1, July 2018 - Next edition: November


PJR February 2017 launch


Current Issue

Published: 18-07-2018

Editors: David Robie, Philip Cass, Khairiah A. Rahman, Shailendra Singh, Vissia Ita Yulianto and Hermin Indah Wahyuni

This edition features a range of papers about narratives of disaster, social media and emergencies and climate change. It will also feature some papers from Pacific Ocean Pacific Climate: The Second Pacific Climate Change Conference hosted by Victoria University of Wellington and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum in Wellington, New Zealand, on 21-23 February 2018. The editorial features a keynote address at the conference by 2010 Nobel Peace co-laureate Professor Elisabeth Holland of the University of the South Pacific. The edition is published in collaboration with the Center for Southeast Asian Social Studies (CESASS) and IKAT: The Indonesian Journal for Southeast Asian Studies at the Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta, Indonesia, and also the University of the South Pacific, Fiji.

Frontline editor: Wendy Bacon
Associate editor and reviews editor: Philip Cass
Design editor: Del Abcede
Proof readers: Linnéa Eltes
Cover: Pamela Valenzuela
Tuwhera OJS online support: Luqman Hayes and Donna Coventry
Print edition: Little Island Press


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