Keywordsmissions printing presses newspaper church local languages historical function Papua New Guinea
190301 Journalism Studies
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AbstractThe missions were the first to bring printing presses to the region and usually the first to establish a newspaper in the various islands. Despite their limited circulations, church newspapers are still important because of their role in preserving local languages and because of their historical function.
Cass, P. (1997). The Pacific mission press. Pacific Journalism Review, 4, 105.