Now the negative news from paradise

  • Kunda Dixit
Keywords: international media, foreign journalists, media portrayal, Papua New Guinea


Pacific countries are increasingly sensitive about media coverage. Singled out for special scrutiny and criticism are the Australian and New Zealand media, which specialise in the region. An Asian perspective. 


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Author Biography

Kunda Dixit

Kunda Dixit is a Nepali journalist who worked as news reporter for the BBC in New York and then as Asia-Pacific director of Inter Press Service and reported in the Pacific. He returned to Nepal in 1996 to set up Panos South Asia. He is currently editor-in-chief of the Nepali Times and publisher of the Himal Media Group. He was the PMC's Asian Journalism Fellow in 2011, sponsored by the Asia New Zealand Foundation, and keynote speaker at the PMC's Media, Investigative Journalism and Technology (MIJT) conference at AUT University in December 2010.

How to Cite
Dixit, K. (1995). Now the negative news from paradise. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 2(1), 116-118.