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Welcome new face for critical media studies in South Pacific

Volume 8, Issue 1

June, 2002

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Robie, D. (2002). Welcome new face for critical media studies in South Pacific. Pacific Journalism Review, 8(1): 186-187. Review of Tokwin, edited by Nash G Sorariba, Information and Communication Science in association with UPNG Journalism Studies, University of Papua New Guinea.
Author(s): David Robie
Reviewed book edited by Nash G Sorariba
Publication date: 
June, 2002

The editor, Nash G Sorariba, is well-known in the region for his short story telling gifts (A Medal without Honor was review by PJR). But here he has gathered together a rather eclectic collection here of 11 serious pieces about media issues, ranging form a reprint from The National of a defence Frank Morgan over the need for the UPNG course to continue when it was under threat in 1999 to former Post-Courier reporter Brian Tobia's treatise on PNG's sex workers and H G Mannur on PNG' widening econmic gap: "What went wrong?..."