Dr David Robie is founding editor and now associate editor of Pacific Journalism Review / Te Koakoa and a member of AUT's Te Rōpu Tuwhera.
He is retired Professor of Pacific Journalism and Director of the Pacific Media Centre/Te Amokura at AUT. He is a former head of journalism at the University of the South Pacific in Suva.
For more than two decades he has focused on covering the Asia-Pacific region. He has reported on post-colonial coups, indigenous struggles for independence and environmental and developmental issues. He is editor of Pacific Journalism Review and blogs at Cafe Pacific: http://cafepacific.blogspot.com/
His most recent of several media and politics books is Don’t Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific (Little Island Press, 2014). Link: https://press.littleisland.nz/books/dont-spoil-my-beautiful-face