Media watch – Thursday

10 August 2017


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.

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  1. Blazer

     /  August 10, 2017

    for those that don’t know who National represents in reality…..

  2. Whaleoil really is out of the political tents these days. He has had nothing on the Turei situation that nobody else hasn’t had.

  3. Oliver

     /  August 10, 2017

    Stuff circuit has a special investigation into Afghanistan. Looks like they timed it for the election.

  4. Blazer

     /  August 10, 2017

    parties should boycott debates…

    ‘Just jumping back to the question of whether political leaders mind Mike Hosking moderating the TVNZ debates – Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett isn’t bothered.
    “He’s done it in the past and I imagine it’s up to them as to who they choose and who they think is most suitable. He’s a senior broadcaster.”
    “I think you can look at journalists and surmise where their politics might be and I don’t think it’s fair in this country….I don’t think he favours one over the other.”

  5. Blazer

     /  August 10, 2017


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