“What journalists need to do ... is to keep a record of all the stories they write, the dates they submit to the editors, and the story that appears or does not appear.
“Some day, media censorship will end and our society will return to practicing their human right to freedom of expression.
“As part of our attempt to understand this period in Fiji’s sad history, there will also be studies of the nature and frequency of media censorship during this time.
“The records maintained by journalists and principled editors will be an invaluable part of the history from which our future generations can learn.
“Journalism has as much a part to play in the history of our people as any other academic discipline such as history, politics or economics.
“Journalism may be the most important given its centrality in informing public opinion, which is the cornerstone of any true democracy.”