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Globalisation ghosts and the gatekeepers

Volume 17, Issue 1

May, 2011

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Robie, D. (2011). Globalisation ghosts and the gatekeepers. Pacific Journalism Review, 17(1): 245-248. Review of Dateline Earth: Journalism as if the Planet Mattered (2nd Ed.), by Kunda Dixit. Bangkok: IPS Asia-Pacific Centre Foundation Inc. 2010, 257 pp. ISBN 978-6-169022-72-5.
Author(s): David Robie
Reviewed book by Kunda Dixit
Publication date: 
May, 2011

When Kunda Dixit's inaugural edition of Dateline Earth: Journalism as if the Planet Mattered was published in the Phillippines 14 years ago, it was an inspiring, if also daunting and prophetic, insight into global journalism. It still is, and in fact is even more of a wake-up call in this long-awaited second edition. Much of the message is as persuasive now as it was then.