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East Timor Press Web Project

EAST TIMOR PRESS WEB PROJECT

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UNITED NATIONS TRANSITIONAL ADMINISTRATION IN EAST TIMOR


DILI: The Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers' Association (PANPA) launched a joint web-site for all print media in East Timor today at the organization's 31st annual conference in Sydney.

The East Timor Press Web Project is maintained and hosted by staff and students of the School of Media and Journalism at the Queensland University of Technology.

The site will be transferred to the management of East Timorese journalists in Dili early next year. The local journalists will be trained and supported in web-site development by UNTAET's Media Development Unit and

Queensland University of Technology.

Two newspapers, Timor Post and Lenok, will be on-line at http://www.easttimorpress.qut.edu.au

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