Rabuka and the reporter

  • The Review
Keywords: ethics, Fiji, magazines, investigative journalism, culture, Fiji coups, skirt journalism, morality


A controversy over a sexual liaison between Fiji prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka and a Fiji Times journalist led to threats to deregister The Review -- the news magazine that broke the story. In Fiji, during March and April 1994, there was mixed reception about a controversial sex scandal cover story about Fiji Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka published in the monthly news magazine The Review. The revelation stunned readers; many were appalled by the fact that Rabuka preached about Christian ethics and a way of life for the country while allegedly committing adultery. 'However unsavoury the details, the story had to be told,' said The Review.


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The Review. (1994). Rabuka and the reporter. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 1(1), 20-22. https://doi.org/10.24135/pjr.v1i1.516