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Volume 8, Issue 1

Foreign ownership
How NZ media is dominated
June, 2002
JPR 8 June 2002 cover

June, 2002

ISSN: 1023-9499

In this issue…

Contents: This edition is the fourth published at the University of the South Pacific. Articles include: THE SPEIGHT CRISIS:COUP EDITORIAL CONTENT: Analysis of the Fiji 2000 political crisis, by Lynda Duncan 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.  

Editorial

1. Free media rhetoric
David Robie

Theme

2. Coup editorial content: Analysis of the Fiji 2000 political crisis
The Speight crisis
Lynda Duncan
3. Truth and the SS
Satire on the Speight Crisis 1
Patrick Craddock
4. The McSpeight file
Satire on the Speight Crisis 2
Patrick Craddock

Articles

5. Democracy and media: A message for the Pacific
Philip Cass
6. Maori and mainstream: Towards bicultural reporting
Ian Stuart
7. News media ownership: How NZ is foreign-dominated
Bill Rosenberg
8. Media, justice in Tonga
PIMA Convention 1
9. Freedom of speech
PIMA Conference 2
David Robie
10. A genuinely free press: The challenges for the Pacific
Shaista Shameem
11. Pacific rural publishing: Eastern Star case study in PNG
Matt Loney
12. Fiji media and salaries: News sells- but journos face 'poverty'
Joe Yaya
13. On the bright side
PROFILES IN THE MEDIA: Netani Rika
Talei Tora
14. Behind the microphone
Profiles in the Media: Virisila Buadromo
Tamarisi Digitaki
15. Investigative challenge
PROFILES IN THE MEDIA: Mary-Louise O'Callaghan
Joe Yaya
16. 'Just the gun is scary'
PROFILES IN THE MEDIA: Asaeli Lave
Ashwini Prabha

Commentary

17. FORUM
Open letter to Laisa Taga
Jese Sikivou