Media watch – Wednesday

18 July 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. The English rescue diver (involved in the thai cave rescue) who Musk refereed to as a pedo is considering legal action against him. The Tesla share price took a dive,

  2. Doing very well and getting better.

    • Corky

       /  July 18, 2018

      She could go all the way. Look at her Traps. They must have developed from extreme stresses her particular discipline requires.

  3. Corky

     /  July 18, 2018

    Don’t tempt fate, Steve. If you get rid of Trumpy, a destabilised America would destabilise the globe with China and every other tinpot dictator taking advantage.

    • Gezza

       /  July 18, 2018

      Tuff choice. 😐

      Crackpot or Tinpot. 😟

  4. Blazer

     /  July 18, 2018

    this is one of our elite sportsmen..well under rated ..individual achievements blow team sports away…Peter Snell still no.1…this guy is fantastic..

    • Gezza

       /  July 18, 2018

      Seems a nice chap, too.

    • PDB

       /  July 18, 2018

      Blazer: “individual achievements blow team sports away…”

      Not necessarily……..Sir Richard Hadlee comes to mind as one of our greatest individual sportspersons though part of a team.

      • Blazer

         /  July 18, 2018

        Ah Sir Richard ..right up there with Sir Isaac Newton,Sir William English,Sir Ernest Rutherford and Sir Peter Talley. 😉