28 Aug 2009

Pacific journalism students get new outlet

3:41 pm on 28 August 2009

Journalism students from Auckland, Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Fiji now have a new outlet for their work with the launch of a website focussing on the Pacific region.

Pacific Scoop will include contibutions from students at Divine Word University in PNG, Samoa's National University, and University of the South Pacifc as well as Auckland University of Technology journalism students.

The Pacific Media Centre's director, Dr David Robie, who will edit Pacific Scoop, says he hopes it will bring a fresh and independent voice on regional issues.