Media watch – Wednesday

10 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.

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  1. Alan Wilkinson

     /  January 10, 2018

    The most sensible article on traffic management I have ever read in the Herald. Of course it was not written by a journalist:

  2. NOEL

     /  January 10, 2018

    “For example, we know that the greater the time between our actions and their consequences, and the lower the probability of those consequences actually occurring, the smaller the impact of those consequences on behaviour.”

    No problem issue fines for reimbursement of police time to be paid sometime in the future in addition to a short term 15 minute wheel clamp ticket so the immediate consequence is yah don’t get there faster.

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  January 10, 2018

      Except that for all the reasons the article listed and you ignored that won’t work either.

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  January 10, 2018

      .. and did I mention that I was sick of idiots trying to control our lives?

  3. PartisanZ

     /  January 10, 2018

    ‘Final warnings: US on verge of war with N Korea’

    Brought to you by FOX News via the NZHerald …

    “In an effort to stop the rogue nation, the UN Security Council imposed sanctions on North Korea following its continued missile testing.”

    Sanctions being a sure-fire way to bring about the desired war …