Press freedom in Fiji

After the military-led coup of 2006, being a journalist in Fiji got a whole lot tougher – to say the least. From intimidation, armed intervention, to self-censorship, the Fijian press has definitely seen better days.

To get an inside view of those early days of the changing order and the years that followed, I spoke to Australian journalists Steve McCully and Sophie Foster, who formerly held senior positions on The Fiji Times.

Read now: Press freedom in Fiji.

Article published in the December 2011 edition of ACTWrite magazine, by the ACT Writers Centre.

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