Media watch – Tuesday

31 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. Corky

     /  July 31, 2018

    Mike Treen arrested in by Israeli authorities. Couldn’t have happened to a nicer dude.

    Talking of Israel, One News showed a vicious 16 year old girl recently released from jail after attacking an Israeli soldier. A bit harsh you may think, after all she only hit a Jew in the face. Until it showed the same girl as an 11 year old doing the same thing. Her family it turns out support violence towards Israel. I think she wants to be a martyr for the cause.

    • Gezza

       /  July 31, 2018

      Yes I kind of admire her as well Corks. She featured on Aljaz tv, they carried her Press Conference live. Their village has been occupied by Israeli soldiers who come into their houses any time of night or day for 40 years. It’s such a damn shame the nutjob fundamentalist Hamas has held so much sway on the people & media reporting from there which has hardened public opinion against their resistance to the repression & crimes & continual creeping land theft & thus ongoing ethnic cleansing of the Zionist regime.

      • Gezza

         /  July 31, 2018

        To downtickers – just imagine if it was your stolen land, your village, your house they were coming into with guns for 40 years. Would you have the balls to do that? I don’t think so. Downtick to confirm I’m right.

  2. Blazer

     /  July 31, 2018

    its hard to imagine the appalling conditions,the daily conflict and tension that some endure on a daily basis ,as we sit around the breakfast table….’pass the peanut butter…John…’

    • High Flying Duck

       /  July 31, 2018

      You like peanut butter then…and live with John.

      • Blazer

         /  July 31, 2018

        I don’t mind it but prefer…..roast…Duck!