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'Not in a pakeha court': Kastom and Pacific media

Volume 6, Issue 1

December, 1999

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Cass, P. (2000). 'Not in a pakeha court': Kastom and Pacific media. Pacific Journalism Review, 6(1): 102-111.
Author(s): Philip Cass
Publication date: 
January, 2000

Laws which most concern journalists, such as libel, have been framed entirely within a western context. This hinders and often disbars orindary people from seeking redress against the media in western-style courts. A personal look at ways orindary citizens might gain satisfaction.