Media watch – Monday

21 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.

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. sorethumb

     /  August 21, 2017

    BOSTON (AP) ” Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned “free speech rally” a week after a gathering of hate groups led to bloodshed in Virginia.
    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11907739

    All good, good, good. What is it all about anyway? The rise of a nascent Nazi Party and KKK, stopped by good folks. However nobody really heard an argument (be it right or wrong). My guess is that the discontent is still there and like a beast it is self aware – with or without trump at it’s head. It knows the media corporate elites and leftists are the enemy.