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PNG stories win six Walkleys

Volume 5, Issue 1

March, 1999

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Dorney, S. (1999). PNG stories win six Walkleys. Pacific Journalism Review, 5(1): 101.
Author(s): Sean Dorney
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March, 1999

The mainsteam Australian media has often ignored the Pacific Islands region. But in December 1988, when the Wakley Award winners were announced, no fewer than six categories were won by media people for work done in the region— most for items dealing with Papua New Guinea's tragic Aitape tsunami disaster in July.