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Defamation law offers a remedy when the plaintiff’s reputation is harmed by something the defendant publishes. At the heart of the action lies the question—what do the words complained about actually mean? The process of determining defamatory...
Commentary: The mass media in the Asia Pacific region are reporting the environmental  disasters that are regularly hitting the planet religiously, and journalists learn as they go along. However, the reporting has focused mainly on the toll in...
GOOD journalism remains central to the needs of the Pacific and her people. Good journalism education is central to this issue of Pacific Journalism Review, which features a selection of papers on journalism education in the Pacific, Australia and...
This book is a second volume of studies of innovations at selected media companies in the Asia-Pacific region. The book is divided into ten chapters, covering a range of new media innovations in various countries of the region. Each chapter focuses...
Geographical remoteness, small populations and vast sea distances between nations are all factors which go to ensuring that the islands of the Pacific remain relatively unfamiliar territory to many in the international community. That a region so...
During the 1980s, I reported extensively on the indigenous Kanak struggle for political and social justice and independence in New Caledonia. Twice I was arrested by French troops in the course of my conflict reporting—once at gunpoint. (This saga...
What is the role of the media within society? Does that role differ within developing countries (DCs)? Are dichotomous representations of societies and their media viable? These are just some of the questions thrown up by two very challenging...
Today, as more people become interested in what is happening outside their village, province and South Pacific nation, more and more technological expertise is required to satisfy their interest. Information Technologies for Newspaper Publishing in...
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