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Fiji's Prime Minister, Laisenia Qarase, has often complained of 'inaccuracy, misinformation, distortion and bias' in reporting the Pacific region. Yet there is more to 'getting it right' than accurately reporting Qarase's facts. What of journalists...
PNG's Melanesian societies with Polyneasian societies like Tonga and Samoa, which evolved the familiar authoritarian feudal structures, which are always in tension with democratic institutions. In melanesia, those who gain political ascendancy and...
One of Fiji radio's most skilled and experienced jouranlists talks about her career on tv, print and on air— before she takes on a new media challenge with Greenpeace Pacific. 
"In theory it worked well, as the PO position has grown out of the recommendations of the firt SPICOL. In practice the theory has problems. Journalism students who set up times for the interviews often had to wait well beyond the set time for...
Experiences of student journalists covering SPICOL— the Student Pacific Island Conference of Leaders— at the University of the South Pacific Laucala campus on the future of thw World Trade Organisation in the region. 
Opposition parties and media groups have protested over the Fiji Government's buying of a major stake in the Daily Post, one of the country's two daily newspapers. But the Government insists that it is for the benefit of the nation. 
Commentary: The only crime committed by these journalists - 71 had been in prison for more than two years - was to have written something that their governments disliked.
Commentary: A controversy over a sexual liaison between Fiji prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka and a Fiji Times journalist led to threats to deregister The Review -- the news magazine that broke the story. In Fiji, during March and April 1994, there...

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