Lighting the fire for media freedom

  • Savea Sano Malifa
Keywords: media freedom, public interest, media watchdog, human rights, democracy


'In Samoa, the media can be decribed as a tree that has no shadow. It offers neither shelter nor hope. It can be described as a flower that blooms but then quickly withers, as if afraid of the sunlight. Others see it as a confused animal; a sick dog which barks but won't bite because it is afraid.'


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Malifa, S. S. (1999). Lighting the fire for media freedom. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 5(1), 92-97.