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The Rali affair: A case study for a free press

Volume 5, Issue 1

March, 1999

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Robie, D. (1998-1999). The Rali affair: A case study for a free press. Pacific Journalism Review, 5(1): 114-124.
INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM 2
Author(s): David Robie
Publication date: 
March, 1999

In early 1996, a PNG news media cover-up was alleged over the so-called Topul Rali affair. An exposé by the student newspaper Uni Tavur led to a clash with the University of PNG administration and the journalism programme was closed down three years later.