Media watch – Wednesday

27 December 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. Corky

     /  December 27, 2017

    We can all be heroes for one day. But guys…where were you in years past? Martin Devlin has a point in my opinion.

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/tv-radio/100077881/new-zealands-sport-journos-respond-to-tony-veitchs-exit

    • Blazer

       /  December 27, 2017

      he’s lucky to have had a job this long really.Can thank..Deaker.

      • Corky

         /  December 27, 2017

        His luck just ran out. Just shows you never know what people really think of you. No matter how nice they are to your face. I’m lucky.The numerous downticks stop any visions of grandeur I may have.

  2. sorethumb

     /  December 27, 2017

    On Facebook Winston Peters called out Don Brash over use of Te Reo on RNZ. Since buried/removed? The post was one that positioned A at one end Don Brash at the other and NZ First in the middle. So much for independent thought?

  3. duperez

     /  December 27, 2017

    Admission: I resisted clicking on the Herald “What I learnt this year: Millie Elder-Holmes.”
    Admission: It wasn’t a hard decision.
    Admission: When they put up the Max Key one the decision will be the same. 🙂