A country failed by its media: A case study from Papua New Guinea
Rooney, Dick; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Pamba, Kevin
Citation:Rooney, D., Papoutsaki, E., & Pamba, K. (2004, July). A country failed by its media: A case study from Papua New Guinea. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre, Bangkok.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/1494
This paper explores the role of media in PNG and the reasons why they have failed to serve their audiences. It provides a background on media development in PNG; explores media ownership in PNG and offers a content analysis of what the two main newspapers and the country’s only television station consider to be the main news agenda. It also explores the potential radio has in filling in the existing informational gap.