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Saturday, October 23, 2010
Democracy in Fiji has been top-down where primarily the middle class and the wealthy elite have understood its true merits and values. Politicians, professionals, academics and civil society...
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Roland Koroi SUVA: The chairman of the Fiji Media Development Authority, Professor Subramani, says it is presently setting up its infrastructure so that the authority could be fully operational...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Nasik Swami SUVA: A Suva-based  journalism educator says overseas media reports that the Fiji media was  running “dog and cat stories” and that there was a general decline...
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
In spite of unproductive rhetoric and exhortation from both sides, the Fiji stand-off seems likely to continue. Gerald McGhie suggests an alternative mind-set.
Friday, October 8, 2010
Epeli Tukuwasa SUVA: The original copy of the legal document of Fiji’s independence - which was presented by Prince Charles to the Fiji government on the 10 October 1970 - is still not...
Monday, October 4, 2010
The Pacific Islands Media Association held its annual conference on Friday at AUT University. While many of the who’s who of Pacific media were present, it was a new generation of media...
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
TSUNAMI SPECIAL REPORT 4:  Tuatagaloa Joe Annandale is one of the paramount chiefs of the Falealili district on the south coast of Upolu. It was one of the worst affected areas in last year...
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Journalism schools around New Zealand are recognising the need to offer specific education to diverse ethnic groups in order to attract them to the industry. AUT University is introducing the...
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
TSUNAMI SPECIAL REPORT 3: Where 14 people died in one family alone, the village of Lalomanu felt the fullest force of last year’s tsunami. As they pause to remember their family members and...
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
TSUNAMI SPECIAL REPORT 2: Seabreeze Resort in Samoa still has a long way to go to rebuild after last year’s disaster and can only thank volunteer help for the survival of their business. Chris...
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
TSUNAMI SPECIAL REPORT 1: A year ago this week, the tsunami devastated southern Samoa and also hit American Samoa and parts of Tonga. At least 192 people died, most of them in Samoa. The disaster...
Monday, September 27, 2010
Analysis by Vijendra Kumar During its 141-year-long history, The Fiji Times has changed hands at least five times and has been none the worse for it. Each new owner infused it with fresh ideas...
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Vijay Narayan SUVA: The new publisher of The Fiji Times, Dallas Swinstead, says he will ensure that he keeps the channels of communication open with the government and the people of Fiji...
Friday, September 24, 2010
Vijay Narayan/Roneel Lal SUVA: In Fiji, we are all too familiar with the term "coconut wireless" and we have an affinity to spread the word but now the rumor mongers are armed with a...
Friday, September 24, 2010
MELBOURNE: The newly sold 141-year-old Fiji Times has a new publisher, Dallas Swinstead, a former publisher of same newspaper from 1976 to 1980 and several Fairfax mastheads in Australia. One of...