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Development journalism, Alex Perrottet

Don’t Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific
David Robie
Little Island Press
ISBN 9781877484254

It’s easy to read a book written by a journalist, especially if it covers wars, environmental disasters, independence struggles, and what happens when you try to report on them.

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Doing it our way, Bill Southworth

Mass Media in the Pacific ‑ Nuis Bilong Pasifik David Robie (ed) University of Papua New Guinea Press, $29.95 ISBN 9980840528 Foreign Correspondents Liam Jeory and Cameron Bennett Hodder Moa Beckett, $39.95, ISBN 1869582101 As the technological means for gathering

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More polemic than analysis, Barrie Macdonald

Tu Galala: Social Change in the Pacific David Robie (ed), Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, and Pluto Press, Annandale, Australia, 1992, $39.95 At one level David Robie, a journalist well-versed in political and environmental conflicts in Oceania, has succeeded in bringing

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