Media Decree now in effect

Media Decree now in effect

By fijivillage.com
Monday 28/06/2010
The Government has today announced that the Media Industry development Decree is now promulgated and come into effect immediately and is now ensures that all media outlets in Fiji are 90 percent locally owned.

This would have a major effect on the Fiji Times which is 100 percent foreign owned.

While making the announcement this afternoon, Attorney General and Minister for Communication Aiyaz Sayed-Khiayum revealed that the Fiji Times which is 100 percent owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Limited has been given three months from today to ensure they comply with the provisions of the decree.

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