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Maori Culture and Data Journalism

By Anna Hjortdal DMJX My personal Inclusive Journalism Initiative highlight was going on a ”Noho Marae” – an overnight trip to a ceremonial Maori house. We all lined up in our finest clothes to participate in a Powhiri – welcoming ceremony. A woman called us inside the house by singing to us. We all walked […]

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A visit to Aarhus

The Danish School of Journalism is a jewel in the IJI crown.  I have had the opportunity to meet several staff, and have observed and taken part in classroom activities.  I have also had a tour of the facilities.  AUT students Sophie and Tessa joined me for an afternoon coffee between shooting and editing their […]

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IJI students won awards

TJ Aumua (centre) with her sponsors from Spasifik Magazine

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Aarhus: Looking chic and staying warm

Author: Sophie Buchan   Hej from bustling Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark. While you Kiwis soak up those last rays of sunshine back home, here in Aarhus the sky is a little bleak most days and the temperatures are yet to hit double digits. Despite this, life in Aarhus continues to be a […]

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AUT welcomes Fulbright specialist to NZ

Fulbright Specialist Jeff Kelly Lowenstein has just spent time at AUT University, where he led a conversation about media and diversity in American society. Kelly Lowenstein is a lecturer from Columbia College in Chicago. He drew on history, poetry, archival footage and statistics to argue that the current situation in the United States is a […]

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IJI doco screens at Dutch film festival

A documentary produced by IJI students has just been screened at a film festival in the Netherlands. “Hunter” tells the story of a seal-hunter in Greenland, and explores the future of the industry there. Struan Purdie (New Zealand), Anne Lebreton (France) and Bobby Schinkel (Netherlands) all travelled to Greenland for the project last year. Their […]

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Kiwi internships for Danish journalism students

AUT is working with the Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX) to arrange internships in New Zealand for Danish students. Following the success of the current Inclusive Journalism Initiative, DMJX tutor Pia Færing says both parties are keen to work together more closely. “Now we want to extend this cooperation with some of our students […]

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2015 exchange started in Aarhus

New Zealand students Emma Murphy, Scarlett Aldridge, Chelsea Armitage and Kp Lew arrived in Aarhus, for a semester. Denmark turned on the snow for them. They have been on the move for the introduction week and the start of the course International TV Journalism: Foreign Reporting.     Emma, Scarlett, Chelsea and Kp New Zealand students performed […]

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NZ: Pacific Scoop student team wins Ossie award for Fiji elections coverage

Two students,  Mads Anneberg and Alistar Kata, members of the award winning team are participants in the IJI project: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Item: 9064 SYDNEY (Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): Pacific Scoop has won a major student journalism award for its coverage of the Fiji post-coup general election in September for its team covering a “tumultuous […]

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Aarhus semester ends, but documentaries live on

The New Zealand IJI students joined a class of 20 students at the Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus. There were 10 other countries also represented in the class, including Canada, Greece, South Korea and the Netherlands. The course included a workshop on mobile phone journalism, guided tours of parliament and local news […]

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