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Archive: Fiji coup 2000: Guns and money [Profile]

The Fijian crisis is not about the rights of ordinary people, says veteran Pacific affairs journalist David Robie, it is about 'a Third World...

Archive: Fiji – why the media were also Speight’s hostages

Some reporters and news organisations were too ready to give legitimacy to George Speight's "two bit" rebellion. The Fiji print media in particular failed...

Fiji coup 2000: Protests over USP journalism website shutdown

Pacific Media Watch Journalism schools and media freedom groups have protested to the University of the South Pacific for suspending its Pacific Journalism Online website,...

Archive: Council considers what to do about coup leader with ‘fanatical streak’

By David Robie in Suva Fiji's Great Council of Chiefs is meeting at a military camp near Suva to decide how to respond to the...

Archive: Commentary: The gag threat to Café Pacific

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. -- George Orwell, Nineteen Eight-four By David Robie Judging by how the number...

Archive: Crusading journalism in the blood from Edinburgh to Aotearoa [Profile]

"It's ironic that my work is published more outside New Zealand than it is here." (Article first published in 1992). PROFILE: By Murray Horton "My conception...