Media watch – Thursday

10 August 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.

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15 Comments

  1. Blazer

     /  August 10, 2017

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

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11900954

    • PDB

       /  August 10, 2017

      Does William Yan ring a bell?

      • Blazer

         /  August 10, 2017

        no but Bill Lieu and $100,000 donations does.As usual the right resort to primary school defence…Labour did it…too…childish lightweight crap.

        • Seriously blazer, do you expect to be taken seriously when you resort to projecting

          • Blazer

             /  August 10, 2017

            the timbre of some of your posts begs the exact same…question!

    • Yawn. Who gave him residency?

      L A B O U R

  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