The origins of journalism education at UPNG

  • Peter Henshall
Keywords: UPNG, journalism education, PNG, New Zealand


Journalism education training was started at the University of PNG at the beginning of 1975, when the New Zealand Government agreed to fund a one-year Diploma in Journalism for an initial two-year period. Before this, the few national journalists employed in Papua New Guinea had been trained in-house by the two-principal employers of the time— the Office of Information and the National Broadcasting Commission. 


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Henshall, P. (1997). The origins of journalism education at UPNG. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 4(1), 97-98.