The Pacific right to know in the Digital Age

  • Francis Herman
Keywords: mobile telephony, information technology, media freedom, freedom of information


Commentary: The explosion of mobile telephony in some islands of the South Pacific has literally connected our peoples to the rest of the world and opened up access to a wide variety of information. While there are some who view this expansion as a huge threat to the traditional media, the ongoing development and expansion of this technology presents the traditional media with enormous opportunities to reach a wider audience at basically little cost. But of course there is also a financial cost to the consumer, which in the case of the South Pacific can be a significant issue.


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Herman, F. (2010). The Pacific right to know in the Digital Age. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 16(2), 51-55.