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Full Coverage: Prince William Visits New Zealand

Gordon Campbell: On The Monarchy, And Keith Locke’s Mechanism For Replacing It

Prince William in Wellington, New
ZealandFlexibility is an essential feature of the modern monarchy. How ironic that Prince William, as the Queen’s emissary, should be chosen to open the new Supreme Court in Wellington this morning, a building that embodies New Zealand’s decision to scrap the Privy Council in London as our final court of appeal...

The country’s transition towards republicanism may have a certain inevitability about it, but inertia has set in about how the final rites will be carried out. More>>

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Wellington.Scoop: The Prince, The Princess, And The Frogs

The six-year-old knows all about princes and princesses. But her experience of them is skewed towards the Disney versions. When we went to see “The Princess and the Frog” (charming, by the way) she enjoyed it but nothing surprised her. More>>

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Resignation Of Metiria Turei: Were Journalists 'just Doing Their Job'?

In our research we examined the role of journalism in animating the Turei controversy and the different perceptions of professional journalists and online commentators sympathetic to Turei’s left politics. ... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Extradition Of Julian Assange

It isn’t necessary to like Julian Assange to think that his extradition to the US (on the charge of aiding and abetting Chelsea Manning) would be a major injustice... More>>

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Gordon Campbell: Islamic State Meets The Searchers

The histories of the European children forcibly recruited into Native American tribal life during the 19th century do remind us of just how difficult the social re-integration of the children of ISIS is likely to be. More>>

Joseph Cederwall: CJR Analysis Of Post-Christchurch Media Coverage

After the Christchurch massacre, Columbia Journalism Review analysed news sources to see how outlets complied with guidelines from groups that seek to limit the amplification of terrorist acts through media. More>>

News Deserts: The Death March Of Local Journalism

Joseph Cederwall: The corporate media sector seems unable to do anything to halt the raging dumpster fire of consolidation, layoffs and centralisation of content production. All this means we are increasingly seeing ‘news deserts’ appearing in local communities. Illustration by Paul Sahre. More>>

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