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Prime Minister Pohiva launches 5th Summit of the Pacific Island News Association.

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 09/05/2018

 

The main roles of journalists are to educate and inform their people. This was the message from the President of the Pacific Islands News Association – PINA – Moses Stevens at the launching of the 5th Pacific Media Summit, yesterday afternoon.

 

Stevens encouraged the media associations of the Pacific to stand together and conduct their duty to the best of their ability, despite the challenges they face.

 

Meanwhile, in the address from the Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva, he emphasized the theme of the Summit – Empowering the Media for Digital Challenges.

 

Pohiva says many different challenges arise from the use of social media and digital mediums for news and information.

 

The Media Summit will conclude on Friday.

 

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