Media watch – Tuesday

23 October 2018

MediaWatch

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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    • Zedd

       /  October 23, 2018

      I just put a link to the recent survey results (Massey Uni) in ‘Open Forum’

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  2. High Flying Duck

     /  October 23, 2018

    From Jacinda’s beloved Guardian journo friend:

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  3. Alan Wilkinson

     /  October 23, 2018

    A good column on the Government’s business advisory council PR:
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/opinion/news/article.cfm?c_id=466&objectid=12145266&ref=rss

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  4. Gezza

     /  October 23, 2018

    A good article – although it lets itself down somewhat in not providing enuf of a working history backgrounder of Opposition Party MPs for comparison with Labour/NZF/Green Government MPs:


    A breed apart? MPs are now birds of a different feather

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/107964829/a-breed-apart-mps-are-now-birds-of-a-different-feather

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    • High Flying Duck

       /  October 23, 2018

      Is it too soon to suggest that bird is a Cuckoo?

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      • Gezza

         /  October 23, 2018

        Hmm. After what happened to Lurch’s song, possibly 11.58 pm would have been better. o_O

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