Tag Archive for: "Radio Australia"
The foreign correspondent: spy or opportunist?

It’s long been a tantalising trope: the foreign correspondent as spy, now reprised by Australian Financial Review journalist Aaron Patrick in his feature about a long-serving ABC journalist and senior executive, Peter Barnett, who died …

Hard news and soft power in the South Pacific

Australia has sent forth many outstanding journalists to spend their careers reporting on Asia. Sean Dorney stands with those correspondents but, uniquely, he devoted his life to covering Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific. …

Muting Australia’s regional voice

Gutting Radio Australia and killing the international TV service is bad, sad and mad. Bad: Lopping 60% from the ABC’s international service is lousy for the national interest. A strategic asset in Asia and the …