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The power of online media to influence New Zealand local government politics was made clear in 2013 when a blogger revealed that Len Brown, the popular mayor of Auckland, had conducted a two-year, extramarital affair. The mainstream media picked up...
The 2008 AMIC conference theme, Changing Media, Changing Societies, Media and the Millennium Development Goals, also the title of this publication, highlighted the role of media in this development process,  as the editors, Banerjee and Muppidi,...
One of the basic roles of journalism is to inform people about what is happening. Technically, we describe this as the 'watchdog' role. But in Papua New Guinea the 'watchdog' has dangerously dosed off on the AIDS situation. 
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