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A tribute to a commitment to the Pacific region

Volume 21, Issue 1

May, 2015

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Fraser, W. (2015). A tribute to a commitment to the Pacific region. Pacific Journalism Review, 21(1):15-17.
Author(s): Walter Fraser
Publication date: 
May, 2015

In more ways than one, the political events in Fiji since that fateful day have had a profound effect on political journalism in the Pacific. Many contemporaries, who worked as journalists in Fiji at the time, paid dearly for defending the Fourth Estate. They were unified in their views and they vehemently defended the right to call things as they saw them - a spade was a spade, black was black and white was white.