News of Fiji, by Way of Flint

Mara J. Fulmer didn't help Fijians get on the World Wide Web so that the island nation could advertise its white-sand beaches and Pacific sunsets. Her motivation was nothing less noble than preserving freedom of the press.

In late May, because of continuing civil strife, the University of the South Pacific shut down its journalism program's Web site, including the online version of Wansolwara, the quarterly student newspaper.

A rebel attack on a local television station had