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The Bure Newsroom

George Speight

Volume 7, Issue 1

August, 2001

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Field, M. (2001). The bure newsroom. Pacific Journalism Review, 7(1): 20-28.
Coverage of Crises 2
Author(s): Michael Field
Publication date: 
September, 2001

Poolside rumours at the Centra and the media peddling of them had much to answer for in foreign coverage of the Fiji coup. One reporter was an extreme example of the Stockholm Syndrome but others who remained in Parliament day after day also quickly became George Speight's propaganda arm.