22 June, 2008

Media & Development : Issues and Challenges in the Pacific Islands

The Faculty of Business and Economics, School of Economics, School of Language, Arts and Media and the Fiji Institute of Applied Studies, University of the South Pacific will hold a book launch on Monday, 23 June 2008, 12pm to 2pm, at the Senate Conference Room, USP, Laucala Bay, Suva. The book is called "Media and Development : Issues and Challenges in the Pacific Islands" and is edited by Shailendra Singh and Professor Biman Prasad. A panel discussion on the topic "The state of the media in Fiji" will also be held with panellists including :
  • Dr Ganesh Chand, Director, Fiji Institute of Technology;
  • Mr Matai Akauola, Pacific Islands News Association;
  • Ms Merana Kitione, Manager News and Current Affairs, Fiji TV; and
  • Mr Samisoni Pareti, a freelance journalist.

For more information, pls contact Ms Bhavna Ram on telephone (679) 3232547 or e-mail ram_b@usp.ac.fj.

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