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Fiji Television's Close-Up programme on 28 May 2000 featured an outspoken media analysis of the [George Speight] insurrection and this led to an attack on the station's studio and offices by a mob of Speight supporters. This is a transcript of the...
Fiji journalistic cartoons, especially when making political critiques, tend to be too shallow with an irritating tendency to state and show the obvious, a cardinal sin in cartooning. There is no subtlety or double meaning.
Now living in Guam, banned editor Sherry O'Sullivan launched in August her Micronesia News Magazine, distributing it widely. The first issue contained a barrage of information embarrassing the FSM government, including on corruption. 
Claims by sacked Papua New Guinea military commander Jerry Singirok before the first mercenary Commission of Inquiry that Sandline planned to hire a journalist for A$250,000 to 'positively report on Sandline' have been strongly denied by the two...
Favourable public opinion egged the Papua New Guinea military on and forced Sir Julius Chan's hand over the resignation demand. Military commander Jerry Singirok struck a popular chord when he accused the PNG government of corruption in spite of the...
Events in recent years in the South Pacific have dispelled hitherto widely held perceptions of the region as a peacefully modernising backwater of traditional societies. In particular, the 1987 coups in Fiji galvanised the attention of politicians...

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