Michael Hartsell · September, 2010

My name is Michael Hartsell. Presently I work as a project manager at a public relations firm near Seattle, Washington. I studied Communication & Media at a university in Australia. Ok, actually a few universities. I fell in love with Fiji when I first traveled there in 1998.

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Latest posts by Michael Hartsell from September, 2010

Fiji: New protections for anti-government bloggers?

  3 September 2010

Cafe Pacific's David Robie explains how Reporters Sans Frontières new tool could help Fiji's anti-government bloggers (among others) by creating a high-speed anonymous network and providing a website to host forbidden material.

Fiji: How committed is government to 2014 elections?

  3 September 2010

A reader to the blog Fiji: The Way it Was, Is and Can Be, offers suggestions to increase the military government's commitment to elections in 2014 and thinks there is not a proper dialogue on the future of the country because media censorship remains in place.

Has Rupert Murdoch declared war on Fiji?

  3 September 2010

Fiji's military leaders are pushing for the sale of the country's oldest newspaper, the Fiji Times, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Limited. Has the media mogul retaliated by declaring a war of words on the country?

Does Fiji's media decree affect organization websites?

  2 September 2010

At the end of July, blogger Jonathan from Oceanic: User experiences from the South Pacific, discovered that bloggers and website administrators are effected by Fiji's new media laws compelling media outlets to register with the government.

Restoring Fiji's mangroves

  2 September 2010

The blog Fiji Shark Diving explains how the group created the project Mangroves for Fiji, which will offset their carbon footprint and help restore the country's disappearing mangroves, protecting land from soil erosion, serving as fish nurseries and creating a great carbon sink.

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