Wednesday, February 9, 2011

[pima.nius] 7253 FIJI: Media industry authority 'keen to raise standards'

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Title – 7253 FIJI: Media industry authority 'keen to raise standards'
Date – 10 February 2011
Byline – Shalvin Deo
Origin – Pacific Media Watch
Source – Fijivillage.com, 9/2/11
Copyright – FV
Status – Unabridged
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MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY KEEN ON RAISING STANDARDS
http://www.fijivillage.com/?mod=story&id=090211e1c4d958e56d73e3ca41a2fd

By Shalvin Deo

SUVA (Fijivillage.com/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Media Industry Development Authority is now mapping out ways to raise the standard of media services in English and vernacular languages.

Authority chairperson Professor Subramani also stressed that there is a misunderstanding of the true intentions of the Media Decree both in Fiji and overseas.

He said it was important that as part of the "vision of a new Fiji", with a common identity and purpose, that there were quality media services in all languages which would help people in defining themselves.

Professor Subramani added that this was the reason why the authority was keen on facilitating the growth of vernacular media services.

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