Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Fiji
Population (2010, proj.): 854,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $3,750
Date of Independence: October 10, 1970 (from the UK)
Date of Last Constitution: July 28, 1998
This Pacific island has suffered numerous political coups, which have often been reflected in ramped up press controls. State and privately owned media compete in both press and broadcasting. Internet access and ...