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'The world is watching and we've got a message'

Volume 4, Issue 1

November, 1997

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Field, M. (1997). 'The world is watching and we've got a message'. Pacific Journalism Review, 4: 23-26.
Author(s): Michael Field
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November, 1997

World coverage on the Sandline affair was in contrast to that of the long-running civil war on Bougainville. Foreign journalists have been kept out and perhaps it is just a coincidence that its horrors have never been live on CNN but now peace is close for its hard-pressed people.