Media watch – Wednesday

18 April 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. phantom snowflake

     /  April 18, 2018

    Irony Alert: Duncan Garner is very very concerned about free speech as he complains about those who use their free speech to criticise him.

    • phantom snowflake

       /  April 18, 2018

      Craig Ranapia
      ‏ @CMRanapia
      “I’m going to sit here and whine about the suppression of free speech on a television show that is being livestreamed AND simulcast on a national radio network.”

    • sorethumb

       /  April 18, 2018

      That is just a deflection. Yes he is having a rant but he is complaining about people trying to shut him down.

      • phantom snowflake

         /  April 18, 2018

        Nobody said anything about shutting him down. But it’s good to know he has “hurty feelings” like the rest of us humans.