Media watch – Friday

3 March 2017

MediaWatch

Media Watch is a focus on New Zealand media, blogs and social media. You can post any items of interested related to media.

A primary aim here is to hold media to account in the political arena. A credible and questioning media is an essential part of a healthy democracy.

A general guideline – post opinion on or excerpts from and links to blog posts or comments of interest, whether they are praise, criticism, pointing out issues or sharing useful information.

As usual avoid anything that could cause any legal issues such as potential defamation or breaching suppression orders. Also remember that keeping things civil, legal and factual is more effective and harder to argue against or discredit.

Sometimes other blogs get irate if their material is highlighted elsewhere but the Internet is specifically designed to share and repeat information and anyone who comments or puts anything into a public forum should be aware that it could be republished elsewhere (but please include attribution).

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  2. Nelly Smickers

     /  March 3, 2017

    I’m sure you’ll all find his little *OpEd* piece well worth a read 😎

    The truth will out …. *our prayers are with you Kimmie*.

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  3. patupaiarehe

     /  March 3, 2017

    Those of us who are here regularly, might remember me opining that NZF will get to at least 20%, at this years election. Here is a great example of why..
    http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/90030750/winston-peters-warns-the-government-against-ridiculous-recommendation-to-end-byo-at-the-races

    Peters has labelled those wanting BYO scrapped at the races as “politically correct wowsers”.
    “Ordinary New Zealanders going about their lawful activities pay taxes to give you the job that you have, so stop dreaming up stupid ideas to justify your existence.”

    Call him NZ’s version of Donald Trump if you like, but keep in mind who is now the POTUS…

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