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Coup editorial content: Analysis of the Fiji 2000 political crisis

Fiji Times front page

Volume 8, Issue 1

June, 2002

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Duncan, L. (2002). Coup editorial content: Analysis of the Fiji 2000 political crisis. Pacific Journalism Review, 8: 10-29.
The Speight crisis
Author(s): Lynda Duncan
Publication date: 
June, 2002

Both the Fiji Times and the Daily Post reinforced the colonial myth that Fijian chiefs are the rightful rulers of Fiji, emphasising that Fiji, and this presumably means Fijians, was not ready for a multiracial constitution.