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Papa Bilong Chimbu is Verena Thomas' affectionate examination of the life of her great uncle John Nilles. Father Nilles was a German missionary who worked in the highlands of Papua New Guinea for more than 50 years. Thomas steers us through Father...
An analysis of political statements, government reports, scientific debate and the remarks of international health officials on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Papua New Guinea. This commentary to a grim future unless decisive strategies are implemented. 
A pilot training project for Papua New Guinean journalists in New Zealand in 1974 ended as a failure. This led to a five-year New Zealand Government aid scheme to establish the South Pacific's first journalism school at the national University of...
Ideas have been floated around the South Pacific setting up multiple small village-scale presses- call them micro-pressess ... But computer-based desktop publishing is now a more viable option than ever... Appropriate technology does not necessarily...
Student journalists have learned lessons from spate of deadly kerosene lamp explosions in Madang, Papua New Guinea. The blasts, which killed four people and injured 43 others, provided the students with an unprecedented oppurtunity to hone...
All of us who practise journalism in PNG need to be ready for challenging times ahead. It is up to Government to properly explain its policies, and that's something the current PNG Government has not done well of late. And it is up to the media to...
This book gives an extremly detailed account of those unprecented events. Accroding to this book, the worst things about the dentention of Sandline commander, Lieutenant Colonel Tim Spicer, by the PNG military, was that he missed the Hong Kong Rugby...
Discovering the "facts"— and the truth— means jouranlists must push, probe, pry, unsettle, expose, inform, and report ... and pass judgement on others. But beware of these risks. 
Editors and news directors decided the controversial restructuring of operations at the University of Papua New Guinea was the story deserving deeper exploration. By week's end, journalists had produced a series of feature and news stories for media...
The mainsteam Australian media has often ignored the Pacific Islands region. But in December 1988, when the Wakley Award winners were announced, no fewer than six categories were won by media people for work done in the region— most for items...

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