Media watch – Monday

1 January 2018


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. Hollyfield

     /  January 1, 2018

    The Herald website has the following banner as breaking news

    wait for it….

    “Welcome to 2018….”

    Don’t think that can be classified as breaking news, it was entirely predictable that the year would change from 2017 to 2018 overnight.

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  January 1, 2018

      They spent too much time reading WaPo and thought the world would end with Trump in 2017. Now they have to survive another year with him. It will be another good year for blood pressure pharmaceuticals for the Left and free entertainment for the rest.

  2. Zedd

     /  January 1, 2018

    I read that Prop. 64 (Reeferendum) comes into law Today, in California; Legal personal Herb use ! 🙂

    **roll on our version before 2020 !!