Election media blackout to ‘protect voters’

Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem looking at stats with his staff Edwin Nand and Arin Kumar during a press conference in Suva. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

THE 48-hour media blackout provision in the Electoral Act is necessary to protect voters from further campaigning. Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem reiterated this while speaking at a recent workshop on political and election reporting organised by the US embassy for more than 20 journalists from Fiji, Nauru, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Tonga. “We want voters […]

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