Former Media Council president and Post-Courier editor-in-chief Oseah Philemon has extended his condolences to management and staff of The National, family, friends, colleagues and students of the late Ian Boden on his sudden passing early this (Monday, November 03, 2008) morning.
Mr Philemon was sitting at a roadside cafeteria in Lae yesterday morning when his son Moses called him from
He immediately called The National to pass on his condolences.
“I want to extend to the management and staff of The National, and the administration and students of Communication Arts at
“Ian was a man of inspiration.
“He inspired many young journalists and students with his style of writing and also his wide experience in journalism.
“His death is a great loss to our attempts to train young journalists for the future.
“He has left a great vacuum at the