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REGION: Social media the news medium of the future in Pacific

Friday, September 7, 2012

Item: 8087

MELBOURNE (ABC Radio Australia Pacific Beat / Pacific Media Watch): Social media, like blogs, Facebook and Twitter are getting bigger and more important around the world.

It was a key component in the Arab Spring and now some are arguing it should play a bigger role in the Pacific.

At a media and democracy symposium in Fiji, one of the papers looks at the problems that exist in traditional media forms in the Pacific.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: Talitha Tu'ipuloyu, Media in the Pacific, Pacific Institute of Public Policy


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