Media watch – Sunday

11 February 2018


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  1. There were and probably still are people who have no headstone on their grave.
    Like so many ‘ordinary’ people in the 1930s during the slump.
    Another Stuff article, a grieving widow and a company that employs many (must be in the wrong)

    • Blazer

       /  February 11, 2018

      be a nice gesture if the former employers paid for the headstone..though.

  2. I would guess from the article that they’re still in the bush.
    Not a place where money is all that free and the thousand or so for a headstone would have a lot of use in keeping the work going.
    I know some who place a plaque on the berm.
    A lot cheaper and still a memorial to the buried

    • Corky

       /  February 11, 2018

      Kia Kaha, guys. Unfortunately the collective rules. We are in socialist shut down

  3. I’m putting this into media as it concerns the Media. In 1970 but still it’s interesting to see how far we have come