Post-Courier

Coroner’s inquest into Albaniel’s death starts

The inquest is to determine the cause of death of the Business Editor, who was allegedly subject to domestic violence by her husband.

Police prosecutors handing the inquest indicated 23 witnesses were identified from police investigations that were compiled from the autopsy.

The autopsy was conducted by lead pathologist of Port Moresby General Hospital Dr Seth Fose, 10 days after Albaniel’s passing. 

She died on October 15 last year after a short illness. 

PC editor defends coverage of Evara’s death

Todagia Kelola says the reason behind the paper not giving prominence to the late Evara’s story was due to the story angle.

His statement follows widespread criticism by many readers, including the former editor-in-chief of Post-Courier, Alexander Rheeney, who condemned the paper’s front page today.

Media industry reels from journo’s sudden passing

The senior reporter passed away at around 4pm yesterday after collapsing at her Port Moresby home.

The late Evara, who had with her a wealth of experience and knowledge, was pronounced dead at the Port Moresby General Hospital after being rushed to the Emergency Room.

Colleagues and friends described her passing as a great loss to the industry.

The late journalist was 41 years old; she was the business editor of Post-Courier after years of being a bureau chief at the PC office in Madang.

PNC: Post-Courier attack on Papua New Guineans sad to see

The front page story in the Post-Courier concerning the pornography habits of Papua New Guineans was disappointing to see. It was riddled with inaccuracies and an attack on our people at a time where we should be looking to unite and work together to build a better nation for all of us.

The story was poorly researched and not fact checked. The claim that 100 percent of Western Highlanders are searching for and watching pornography is simply false, even according to the newspaper’s own source of Google Trends.

Final farewell for late Philemon

The late Philemon was a former chief editor with the Post-Courier.

He was recently recalled by the paper to help lead in reporting for the 2017 National General Elections, however, he passed away on Christmas Eve 2016 in Port Moresby.

Post-Courier journalists and staff, as well as colleagues and friends, are present for the service, which is currently held at the Rev Sione Kami Memorial Church.

Oseah Philemon leaves a legacy in journalism

The passing of PNG Media icon Oseah Philemon on Christmas eve is a major shock to the industry and to many who also knew him in his profession as a journalist.

The PNG Media was still reeling earlier on in the week when another PNG Media maestro Susuve Laumaea passed on too.

The Media industry has been left to mourn the passing of two of its major pillars who upheld the  tenets of journalism from its typewriter and recorder days until today.

Polye mourns passing of journalist

Polye says he was shocked to learn of his passing last Friday.

“As a fellow Huli-Opene, I broke into tears when the news of his death reached me. He is full of humour,” says the Opposition Leader.

“We used to make fun together when he attended my media conferences.”

Polye says it was rare for someone from Hela Province to become a journalist.

Alphonse had inspired many readers with his style of reporting, without fear or favour, on many issues affecting the country.