Media watch – Sunday

28 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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  1. David

     /  October 28, 2018

    https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2018/10/26/nolte-nbc-news-hid-info-wouldve-cleared-kavanaugh-avenatti-rape-allegations/

    NBC in the US are in hot water again, the same company that suppressed Ronan Farrows Weinstein story had proof and an interview from a witness that debunked the Avenatti allegation of drink spiking and gang rape by Kavenaugh and they had this prior to his confirmation vote. Sometimes its not fake news that reveals bias but the non reporting.
    Avenatti is in all sorts of trouble as is the accuser who appear to have lied to the judicial committee, his corroborating witness disagreed with the testimony he wrote and released for her.
    Fake news can happen easily in the fast moving media world but this is pretty egregious when you join the mob in ruining a guys reputation just because of who appointed him when you have verifiable information to the contrary.

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  2. Zedd

     /  October 28, 2018

    Breaking news (Al Jz): Another mass shooting in USA.. in a Jewish synagogue

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  3. PartisanZ

     /  October 28, 2018

    Kiwiana takes a hit …

    ‘Sh*t Towns of New Zealand: New Zealand’s Worst ‘Big Things’ – Heraldo

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12147739

    Oh no … not Ohakune’s Carrot … not … not Paeroa’s L&P bottle … NOOOOOOOOO!!!

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