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Censorship

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
SUVA:  A Fiji Times columnist appealed Tuesday for the survival of the 141-year-old newspaper at a global conference on creativity and climate change. Seona Smiles, now communications...
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Michael Hartsell SUVA: The four-year battle between the Fiji Times and Fiji's military backed government will soon come to a head as new media laws will force the sale of the 141-year-old...
Sunday, March 1, 2009
In Search of the Friendly Islands Hawai'i and Auckland: Pasifka Foundation; co-publishers: Pacific Media Centre (AUT) By Kalafi Moala
Sunday, November 30, 2008
This journal article examines media processes involved with media self-regulatory bodies in an authoritarian regime and a social responsibility democratic government context. The paper recommends a...
Saturday, July 26, 2008
As Fiji faced a fresh general election in August 2001 in the wake of the attempted coup by George Speight, this article examined the reportage of the Coalition Government's year in office, media...
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
This article examines advocacy media in the context of the HALT campaign that explored research links between power pylons and public health and the dynamic with student editors that led to non-...
Friday, November 30, 2007
This article analyses a case study of the 20-year legal struggle to broadcast historic video footage of  two French secret agents pleading guilty to manslaughter in the bombing of the Rainbow...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Fiji’s fourth armed seizure of government on 5 December 2006 delivered more than a new administration—it heralded the onslaught of a new media environment. With a heavy military crackdown...
Monday, May 30, 2005
Brigadier-General Sitiveni Rabuka, the former prime minister of Fiji who gained notoriety for staging twin coups in 1987, has enjoyed a love-hate relationship with the Fiji and Pacific media for...
Friday, May 19, 2000
An archive of the exclusive University of the South Pacific journalism programme coverage of the Fiji coup by George Speight in May-August 2000. This was published by the Australian Centre for...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 21:41
Democracy is not perfect, and media free from state control is not enough,  says a world-renowned Canadian authority on comparative journalism speaking at a Fiji conference. Professor Robert...
Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 18:44
For a year, journalists in Fiji have had to live with censors posted in the newsroom. Now a new media decree threatens huge fines and and five years in prison for reports against the national...
Friday, April 16, 2010 - 10:57
Editors, broadcasters and publishers are struggling to defend the last vestige of a free press in Fiji in the face of a draconian media decree aimed at gagging two of the country's three daily...