Media watch – Saturday

1 September 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. ‘There’s no glass ceiling – just a thick layer of men’

    Not a bad way of looking at it.

    • Gezza

       /  1st September 2018

      ‘There’s no glass ceiling – just a thick layer of men’

      How things have changed. Ardern had to break through a layer of thick men.

  2. Gezza

     /  1st September 2018

    TVNZ’s political editor Jessica Mutch and her brand new bodyguard hubby Iain McKay have shared a stunning first photo of themselves – their first snap as newlyweds since their wedding.

    The pair were wed at the end of August at Mudbrick Vineyard on Waiheke Island, with Mutch’s colleague Matty McLean performing celebrant duties.

    McKay, a diplomatic protection officer, shot to fame last year as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s “hot hipster-bearded bodyguard”.