Nineteen journalists suspended from Papua New Guinea news station in coverage row

EMTV has locked out journalists from its newsrooms in a dispute over reporting of conviction of Australian businessman Jamie PangNineteen journalists from Papua New Guinea’s leading television media company, EMTV, have been suspended following a walk-off protest by staff.The staff walked off the job last week in support of their head of news and current affairs, Sincha Dimara, who was suspended earlier in February for “insubordination” which according to reports consisted of running stories about the arrest of Australian businessman Jamie Pang including criticism of police and criminal procedure in the case. Continue reading…




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