Copy versus custom

Coverage of crises 3

  • Jale Moala
Keywords: politics, culture, journalism principles, objectivity, Fiji coups, media bias


The coup polarised the races in Fiji— or so it seemed, thus creating a situation in which many reporters found it difficult to focus on the issues from a totally impartial point of view. They were swept away by the euphoria of the moment and the tension and the emotion that charged the event. This was true of both indigenous Fijian and Indo-Fijian reporters. 


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Moala, J. (2001). Copy versus custom: Coverage of crises 3. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 7(1), 29-34.