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‘Islands of understanding’ : Environmental journalism in the South Pacific

Volume 12, Issue 2

September, 2006

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Patel, S.S. (2006). 'Islands of understanding': Environmental journalism in the South Pacific. Pacific Journalism Review, 12(2): 148-153.
Author(s): Samir S. Patel
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September, 2006

"We're expected to know too much. Journalists who specialise in science and the environment have to grasp, communicate and synthesise scientific, political and economic issues. And we have to do it on deadline with accuracy, authority and readability. Sometimes it can be overwhelming..."