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Editorial: Mercenaries and the media

Volume 4, Issue 1

November, 1997

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Robie, D. (1997). Mercenaries and the media. Pacific Journalism Review, 4(1): 5-8.
Author(s): David Robie
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November, 1997

News breaks—or develops—on the Net these days with remarkable ease. News organisations are without the Internet at their peril. At the Commonwealth Journalists Association conference in Hong Kong during January, the Pacific delegation heard a Ugandan editor, Kevin Ogen, describe in details how his newspaper, The Monitor broke a major corruption story using the Net.