Media watch – Saturday

19 May 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. David

     /  May 19, 2018

    Why is NZonAir funding stupid half stories of no interest that have pretty much zero investigative work to subsidize the very profitable NZME who have just launched its own real estate portal.
    Cheaper Drs visits may be a better use of taxpayers funds.

    • sorethumb

       /  May 19, 2018

      Does Duncan Grieve think NZ should have a bigger population?
      Answer the question dammit!

  2. sorethumb

     /  May 19, 2018

    You might have heard some news about the recent election in Italy and we thought we better get a round up of what has happened and what the consequences could be.

    Giovanni Tiso is our Italian politics correspondent *for today* and he’s going to give us his take on what’s happened.
    He’ll be talking it up (not)

  3. Blazer

     /  May 19, 2018

    big crime boss stepping down…no more ‘doing God’s work’!!

  4. Right then. Glenn Back crosses over to the dark side then. He hated Trump like no other. Bound to happen that people are just so utterly over the blocking, the vitriol, Mueller, sideshow Stormy and negativity.

    • Corky

       /  May 19, 2018

      A double whammy by Phil. Ignorance of treasury protocol and quipping: ” written by “kids … disconnected from reality” If Phil cared to look around at his caucus the same could be said for some of his colleagues who’ve spent their whole lives in academia and bureaucracy.

  5. Gezza

     /  May 19, 2018

    Beehive Ledders

    The Budget : Behind the scenes …