Media watch – Thursday

15 February 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. Blazer

     /  February 15, 2018

    heaven forbid…not NZ’s ‘foremost law firm’…blessed with the 3 Simons ..

  2. duperez

     /  February 15, 2018

    A story to quote when next I hear that prominent sportspeople get treated differently. Realising of course that this one made not just the news but the headlines while many other such decisions are never mentioned.

  3. Zedd

     /  February 15, 2018

    I see that a Shop in UK (Holland & Barrett) is now selling Legal Cannabis products & they are literally ‘Flying off the shelves’ HUGE sales
    BUT here in Aotearoa/NZ they are still terrified, that such action would see the sky fall & the end of society ‘as we know it’ ?
    Or so some MPs/commentators would have us believe 😦

  4. phantom snowflake

     /  February 15, 2018

    An earth-shattering piece of news, somehow got buried by National’s leadership contest. Thank God for the Herald!