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NEW PACIFIC JOURNALISM REVIEW FOCUSES ON MEDIA OWNERSHIP www.pjreview.info

AUCKLAND (AUT Journalism Online/Pacific Media Watch): The latest edition of Pacific Journalism Review has just been published with the theme "Media ownership and democracy".

Libraries and news organisations can order the 221-page edition (Vol 10 No 2) from the publishers, Auckland University of Technology's School of Communication Studies:
pjreview@aut.ac.nz

Subscription information is at the PJR website:
www.pjreview.info

Contents:
Editorial: Corporate media news - Wayne Hope

Media Ownership and Democracy theme:

Commentaries:
1. Media ownership policies: pressure for change and implications - Steven Barnett
2. Welcome to Havana, Mr Corleone: issues of media ownership and control - Robert W. McChesney

Case studies:
3. City Voice, an alternative to the corporate model - Simon Collins and Jeremy Rose
4. Media ownership in Oceania: three case studies in Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Tonga - Shailendra Singh, Kevin Pamba and Kalafi Moala
5. The political cartoonist's right to freedom of expression - Malcolm Evans

Articles
6. Media ownership in the Pacific: inherited colonial commercial model but remarkably diverse - Philip Cass
7. Better journalism or better profits?: A key convergence issue in an age of concentrated ownership - Stephen Quinn
8. Dumbing down democracy: trends in internet regulation, surveillance and control in Asia - James Gomez
9. Ross Stevens and Uni Tavur: A Kiwi legacy among wantoks - David Robie

Research report:
Still young and female: a (modest) survey of New Zealand journalists - Geoff Lealand

Reviews:

The Three Waves of Globalisation, by Robbie Robertson
Journalism Investigation and Research, (edited) by Stephen Tanner
New Faces, Old Fears (documentary)
Reluctant Saviour: Australia, Indonesia and the Independence of East
Timor, by Clinton Fernandes
Big Brothers Behaving Badly, by Jane Kelsey
Whose News? (documentary)


Pacific Journalism Review
School of Communication Studies
Auckland University of Technology
Te Wananga Aronui o Tamaki Makau Rau
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Auckland
Aotearoa/New Zealand
Fax: (649) 917 9987
Email: pjreview@aut.ac.nz
Website: www.pjreview.info

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