Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· April, 2010

Stories about Oceania from April, 2010

Global Voices makes list of ‘subversive’ blogs

Fiji Today reports that Fiji's government has created a list of “subversive” blogs (Fiji Today's term) that government workers should not access at work. The report is unsubstantiated. However, “FijiToday...

Did internal wounds kill the Fiji Times

Many prognosticators worry about how Fiji's proposed media ownership law will affect the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fiji Times. But a former staffer said in Cafe Pacific both foreign and local management...

16 Years Later, the Rwandan Genocide Remembered

On April 7th, Rwanda commemorated the 16th anniversary of the genocide that took the lives of as many as 800,000 people and traumatized a whole region to this day. The...

Fiji: New media oversight proposed

Fiji's journalists have been working under tough conditions since the country's military government abrogated the constitution last year. Now, that government has released plans to oversee Fiji's media.

Fiji: Contradicting censorship

It's hard to prove fully, but for the past six months, blogging platforms (including Global Voices) have been subject to on-again, off-again access problems in Fiji. As another round of...

Australia: Oil Spill on Iconic Waters a Warning to Obama

A Chinese coal ship is spilling its oil onto Australia’s icon Great Barrier Reef. GV author Kevin Rennie gathers reactions from bloggers

About our Oceania coverage

Mong Palatino is the South East Asia editor (his region overlaps with this one). Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site