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Press And The Putsch In Fiji Controversy

A chronology of links on the controversy about a paper at an Australian journalism education conference last week examining the role of the Fiji news media during the year before the rebellion and following the 19 May 2000 putsch:

1. Dec 6: "Coup Coup Land: The Press and the Putsch in Fiji" - Journalism Education Conference (JEA) paper by University of the South Pacific journalism coordinator David Robie. http://www.uq.edu.au/jrn/jea/papers/robie.doc

2. Dec 12: "New Zealander criticises Fiji journalists and news organisations" - anonymous PINA Nius Online article. http://www.asiapac.org.fj/cafepacific/resources/aspac/fiji3148.html#NEWZ

3. Dec 12: "Author slams flawed PINA Nius Online report" - reply by David Robie. http://www.asiapac.org.fj/cafepacific/resources/aspac/fiji3148.html

4. Dec 13: USP journalism lecturer Dr Mark Hayes' comments to Daily Post . http://www.asiapac.org.fj/cafepacific/resources/aspac/fiji3148.html#HAYES

5. Dec 13: Pacific Islands Report abstract to "Putsch paper" link: http://pidp.ewc.hawaii.edu/pireport/2000/December/12-13-20.htm

6. Dec 14: "Media chiefs slam report" - Daily Post, plus "Author slams PINA Nius" in print. http://fijilive.net/news/news.php3?art=14/14v.htm

7. Dec 14: "Newspaper hostile towards elected Fiji government - academic" - item 287 on Coalition Government website: http://www.pcgov.org.fj/hot_press/no287.htm

8. Dec 14: Fiji quick access to "Putsch paper" at FijiLive.com: http://www.fijilive.net/extras/d_robie/

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