01 Aug 2012 Communicating Rights in the Pacific Island Region
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An Editorial of the new edition of the WACC-Pacific regional newsletter: Voice of the Pacific
|In the Pacific Island region the strategic priority of WACC “Strengthened public voices and participation of poor, marginalized, excluded and dispossessed people and communities in communication,” resonates as Pacific communities continue to be systematically denied the right to communication.” The power of the mainstream media is not just about the issue of ownership being in the hands of the few with the economic power to own and define media systems, but also reflects how too often the limited viewpoint reflects only those who wield political and economic power both through traditional media forms as well as the new media, such as online media. Read more…|
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