THE 'UNTOUCHABLES' ERA
By James Pinder
Whatever happened to the days of the social sleuth? Things have really changed in the past 25 years of the Papua New Guinea press.
WHEN THE DEADLINE BECOMES DEATH
By David Robie
'The only crime committed by these journalists -- 71 had been in prison for more than two years -- was to have written something that their governments disliked.'
THE NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMMISSION ISLANDS GAG
By Neville Togarewa
In April 1994, the Wingti government imposed an unprecedented gag on the National Broadcasting Commission reporting an Islands region premiers summit expected to debate possible secession from Papua New Guinea.
RABUKA AND THE REPORTER
By staff of The Review (Fiji)
A controversy over a sexual liaison between Fiji Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka and a Fiji Times journalist led to threats to deregister the news magazine that broke the story, The Review
WOMEN IN THE MEDIA
By Anna Solomon
As with everything else in Papua New Guinea, the media work force is male-dominated. However, this pattern is now changing with many more women making a career in communication and gradually moving into middle and senior management.
By Deborah Richards
When the ABC Four Corners program 'Bush Bugarup' was shown in May 1994, it stirred a contriversy in Papua New Guinea and headlines in the press. But it wasn't mentioned by the Rimbunan Hijau-owned National. This is an edited extract from the script, published for the first time.
THE ROLE OF THE MEDIA IN PNG SEMINAR
1 PNG'S NEW INFORMATION ORDER (IN WAITING)
By Rev Orio Gemo
This and the next two papers were presented at the one-day Role of the Media in PNG seminar at the University of Papua New Guinea on 19 August 1994.
2 THE PROPHETIC ROLE OF THE CHRISTIAN MEDIA
By Fr Diosnel Centurion.
3 ETHICAL DILEMMAS FOR THE PNG MEDIA
By David Robie
A FREE RIDE TO PROPAGANDA
By Sorariba Nash
There is a new trend in the Papua New Guinea news media. Along with the 'look north' policy of the Wingti government there are signs of greater manipulation of the news media.
A FROG'S HEAD, OLD ASHTRAYS AND STUDENT POLITICS.
Uni Tavur, the journalism training newspaper produced by University of Papua New Guinea reporters and editors, celebrated its second decade of publishing in July. It marked the occasion with a 20-page souvenir issue and made a television documentary.
SIX YEARS TOO LONG
Editorial about Bougainville by The Times of PNG, 13 October 1994