'The world is watching and we've got a message'

  • Michael Field
Keywords: Bougainville war, conflict reporting, foreign correspondence, mercenaries, military, military relations, Sandline crisis, television



World coverage on the Sandline affair was in contrast to that of the long-running civil war on Bougainville. Foreign journalists have been kept out and perhaps it is just a coincidence that its horrors have never been live on CNN but now peace is close for its hard-pressed people.


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Field, M. (1997). ’The world is watching and we’ve got a message’. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 4(1), 23-26. https://doi.org/10.24135/pjr.v4i1.611