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'Although we are not properly constituted, the Government does listen to us. We have actually issued our first edict— telling the advertising agencies what to do and when to say it. It is rather an interesting concept.' 
'Papua New Guinea could possbily teach the rest of the world a thing or two about preserving press freedom. What has worked in the media's favour in PNG is the country's vibrant—you could say rampant— democracy.'
The reasons for the nation-state's weakness are many, but the course of TV talk over the last 10 years in Papua New Guinea reveals one reason in particular: the sacrifice of long-term-state-building to the immediate demands of electoral strategy
Fiji lawyer Richard Naidu filed a personal judical review action against Fiji Islands Minister for Telecommunication Ratu Inoke Kubuabola's decision to direct Fiji TV to broadcast the Hongkong Sevens tournament live on Fiji One. The case for why the...
Fiji TV has behaved in the fashion of most commercial broadcasters: it has sought popular programming, and it has built a respected independent news bulletin. But politicians want news that is Government public relations and "worthy" programming. 
The publisher of the Samoa Observer has been battling a long, courageous and expensive campaign to defend his newspaper. And the latest Government attacks on the Observer are a chilling bid to curb free speech. 

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