REVIEW: Hotchpotch, dry but worthwhile insights

  • Charles Riddle
Keywords: Foreign correspondence, Reviews, Television, War correspondence, War correspondents


Review of: Beyond the Frontline, by Mike McRoberts. Auckland: Harper Collins, 2011, 256 pp. ISBN 978-1869509392

The embers of the ongoing debate about the paucity or otherwise of in-depth foreign affairs coverage in New Zealand media will glow a little more brightly with this offering from Mike McRoberts. McRoberts’ trips abroad in his dual role as newsreader/journalist have made for good television—but have left some pondering the worth of ‘the New Zealand voice’ in mostly one-off stand-ups from world trouble spots.


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Riddle, C. (2012). REVIEW: Hotchpotch, dry but worthwhile insights. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 18(1), 229-231.