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Alex Perrottet

Alex Perrottet is an Australian journalist currently living in New Zealand and the contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch.



Beyond the call of duty
12 Feb 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abdicatiions, Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI
You won’t hear much praise of Pope Benedict XVI from the usual pundits, but what do they know?


No Holds Barred: frank discussions with young people
23 Jul 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: adolescents, book reviews, ethics
What do young people care about? What are their concerns, dreams, worries, aspirations and fears?


Free speech no fait accompli
3 May 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: freedom of speech, media
On World Press Freedom Day, it’s not just Fiji that needs to pull up its socks.


A bad case of charity envy
16 Mar 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, idealism, Kony 2012
Why sneer at a campaign which has harnessed the good will of so many young people?


Nunsense about the pill
9 Dec 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: breast cancer, Catholic Church, contraception
Why the hazards of nulliparity in the cloister have nothing to do with the Vatican.


Facing up to grown-up responsibilities
13 Mar 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Facebook, privacy, social networking
Facebook has 400 million users. How responsible is it for the behaviour of its growing number of vandals and thugs?


Smiles and laughter Down Under
25 Jul 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags:
What's it like to be part of the biggest youth festival on earth?


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