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A mobile phone service was not available to the majority of the population in Papua New Guinea (PNG) until mid-2007. Since that time, commercial competition has been introduced into the mobile telecommunication sector and coverage has spread across...
This article explores the collaborative application of media and arts-based research practices involving students from the University of Goroka (Papua New Guinea) as co-researchers. It critically examines the processes of developing a community-...
The Papua New Guinea media is often described as ‘free’ and ‘vibrant’ compared to other media in developing countries in the region. The style of journalism and the news values are based on the Western model familiar in developed countries, where...
This investigation deploys journalistic expertise and method to bring information about media and government relations in Papua New Guinea up to date. The researcher identifies the news agenda by means of a press review over two weeks; discusses the...
Mass media in the Asia-Pacific region need to reexamine their old habits, beliefs and practices and ask: are we meeting the demands of the changing times? Or are we still capable of accommodating these changes? If not. what do we need to do?
An editorial on the Bougainville peace talks at Arawa in October 1994.
Commentary: Uni Tavur, the journalism training newspaper produced by the University of Papua New Guinea reporters and editors, celebrated its second decade of publishing in July 1994. The newspaper marked the occasion with a 20-page souvenir issue...
Abstract: The new National Information and Communication Policy (NICP) highlights contradictions and dilemmas for the Papua New Guinean media. How closely was the media consulted in the drafting of this policy?
Abstract: Communication is essential to human lkiving and development. People need to share their ideas and experiences in order to develop both individually and as a group or community. Communication, then, aims to foster community life and growth...
Abstract: The first of three papers presented at the one-day PNG Council of Churches seminar on the Role of the Media in Papua New Guinea at the University of PNG, 19 August 1994.

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