Archive: Shattered coups – the other way


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Harassment, intimidation and exile failed to silence two authors, a Fijian and a New Zealander, who claim to expose the ‘truth’ about Brigadier Sitiveni Rabuka’s 1987 military putsch in Fiji. DAVID ROBIE reports.

By David Robie in The Dominion Sunday Times

University of the South Pacific author and academic Dr Robert Robertson
University of the South Pacific author and academic Dr Robert Robertson
Shattered coups – the other way, The Dominion Sunday Times, May 15, 1988.
David Robie
David Robie
Dr David Robie was previously founding director and professor of journalism at AUT’s Pacific Media Centre (PMC). He worked with postgraduate student journalists to edit Pacific Media Watch - a daily digital archive of dispatches about Pacific journalism and media, ethics and professionalism. The PMC also jointly published the high profile independent Pacific Scoop news website with industry partner, Scoop Media, and Asia Pacific Report, which David now edits independently in partnership with Evening Report: David is also the founding editor of Pacific Journalism Review (PJR).
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