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New Zealand is unique in its legislative restrictions on news media reporting of suicide, with criminal penalties for breaches. Recently, in response to ongoing controversy about the effectiveness of the law in preventing imitative suicides, the...
Trauma is an inevitable part of everyday life in the Pacific. The media is a powerful force and when used effectively it ca help to mobilise assitance for victims and survivors. Sometimes, getting that message across has a pschological cost. 
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