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TV talk in PNG: A search for policy in a weak state

Volume 5, Issue 1

March, 1999

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Foster, J.R. (1998-1999). TV talk in PNG: A search for policy in a weak state. Pacific Journalism Review, 5(1): 53-78.
Author(s): Robert J Foster
Publication date: 
March, 1999

The reasons for the nation-state's weakness are many, but the course of TV talk over the last 10 years in Papua New Guinea reveals one reason in particular: the sacrifice of long-term-state-building to the immediate demands of electoral strategy