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FIJI: Media moguls and the suppression of independence

Friday, February 8, 2013

Item: 8195

AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Centre / Pacific Media Watch): Since 2009, the Fiji military-backed regime's tight control and self-censorship has prevented the media from being a "watchdog" on government, while some media organisations have become largely propaganda arms for the regime.

Professor Wadan Narsey analyses the role of the media in Fiji in the first of a two-part special report series published on Pacific Media Centre Online. Read the full articles here:

Part 1: Fiji moguls and the suppression of media independence

Part 2: The practice and predicament of media owners



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