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USP academic optimistic about Pacific newspaper survival

USP academic optimistic about Pacific newspaper survival

Updated 4 December 2012, 17:59 AEST

There is still a future for newspapers in the Pacific.

That's according to Dr Marc Edge, senior lecturer in journalism at the University of the South Pacific, who says while the region is rapidly embracing digital technology, more traditional news platforms look set to endure.

He's in Melbourne at the moment, attending a conference on Changing Journalism in a Changing World.

Dr Edge tells Bruce Hill that the worldwide phenomenon of print publications closing down is happening in the Pacific as well, but he's optimistic about their survival.

Presenter:Bruce Hill

Speaker: Dr Marc Edge, senior lecturer in journalism at the University of the South Pacific

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