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The PNG Government is trying to 'shoot the messenger'. The danger is that if the Government shoots the messenger today, who will bring them the message they are eagerly looking forward to receiving tomorrow?
The PNG Government is trying to 'shoot the messenger'. The danger is that if the Government shoots the messenger today, who will bring them the message they are eagerly looking forward to receiving tomorrow?
Media commentators see the jailings of two Taimi 'o Tonga journalists and an MP whistleblower in Tonga as the most serious threat to media freedom in the South Pacific since the Fiji coups in 1987. But Fiji Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka sees the...
Liberty isn't like a tap; it isn't something that can be turned on and off at will. Much the same can be said for freedom of speech, including the freedom of the media, and the freedom of citizens to use the media to express their views.
Lack of qualified and experienced journalists, a tendency to allow censorship and disregard for the notion of publicly funding broadcasting services belonging to the public hamper freedom of information. 
Forum: As a trained librarian in a developing country who continuously advocates the need for regular and current information, and especially for the indigenous population, I am always sceptical and pessimistic on the first issue of any periodical....
11. Abstract: Pacific freedom of the press: Case studies in independent campus-based media models  David Robie, Pacific Media Centre, AUT University  pp 99-126. South Pacific university-based journalism school publications were innovative...

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