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Better Aids Coverage

Volume 4, Issue 1

November, 1997

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Cullen, T. (1997). Better AIDS coverage. Pacific Journalism Review, 4(1): 71-73.
Author(s): Trevor Cullen
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November, 1997

One of the basic roles of journalism is to inform people about what is happening. Technically, we describe this as the 'watchdog' role. But in Papua New Guinea the 'watchdog' has dangerously dosed off on the AIDS situation.