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John Liebhardt · January, 2009

I am a Librarian at an academic library in the United States.

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Latest posts by John Liebhardt from January, 2009

Fiji: Bloggers discuss newspaper publisher's deportation

Fiji’s government deported Fiji Times publisher Monday, January 26, a few days after the newspaper was found guilty of contempt of court and fined nearly $55,000 for printing a “scandalous”...

Fiji: Bloggers debate ‘harsh’ newspaper penalty

Bloggers throughout the Pacific have been reacting to a recent Fiji High Court verdict against a local newspaper for printing a letter to the editor in October critical of a...

Fiji: Bloggers debate PM’s absence at Pacific Forum meeting

Bloggers and forum posters are analyzing the decision of Fiji’s self-appointed Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama to miss a January 27 special Pacific Islands Forum meeting which had been called because...

Fiji Floods: ‘The Village Drowned’

The rains in Fiji began falling January 7 and didn't let up for more than a week. Nearly 10,000 people are being housed in shelters and damage to homes, crops...

Fiji Flooding: “The economic costs will be massive”

The sun peeked from behind the mass of clouds in parts of the Fiji island group Thursday morning, marking the first time many places had a major break in rain...

Fiji floods: ‘Where is all this water coming from?’

Fiji’s bloggers have begun reporting on the weekend's serious flooding that has placed much of the Western Division of the country’s largest island under water. Debate within the blogosphere has...

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