The Bure Newsroom

Coverage of Crises 2

  • Michael Field
Keywords: media ethics, media freedom, Fiji coups, foreign correspondence, George Speight, politics, propaganda, Stockholm Syndrome


Poolside rumours at the Centra and the media peddling of them had much to answer for in foreign coverage of the Fiji coup. One reporter was an extreme example of the Stockholm Syndrome but others who remained in Parliament day after day also quickly became George Speight's propaganda arm.


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Field, M. (2001). The Bure Newsroom: Coverage of Crises 2. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 7(1), 20-28.