Media watch – Monday

19 November 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.

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  1. High Flying Duck

     /  19th November 2018

  2. Kitty Catkin

     /  19th November 2018

    A silly bitch in The Listener is spouting 70s style male-bashing sexism; I can’t think why they have given her the opportunity to rehash this tired old stuff. Men are mass killing women; one a week in Australia. Yes, that is dreadful, but the number of men murdered is many times that, a fact not mentioned.

    Her anti-men sexism is at least as bad as any anti-women sexism as she lumps men together with a few condescending exceptions.

  3. Fairly predictable, but geez, why can’t he give it up?

    It may be a waste of effort anyway unless Slater recovers enough to participate, presuminng his incapacitation is genuine.

    Craig can’t be expecting to recover expenses – even if he gets an award of money on appeal that doesn’t mean he will get anything.

    • Griff.

       /  19th November 2018

      Colin blew millions on his conservative party.
      He has blown his reputation with gooey love poems to a staff member..
      He is now trying to blow his remaining money on futile court proceedings.
      We really dodged a bullet there imagination such a knob in Parliament.
      Once their was many vocal supporters infesting political blogs
      I know who supported him on KB who was the suckers on here? Can someone name and shame them please.

      • Corky

         /  19th November 2018

        Yeah, sure. I was one who wanted Colin in parliament. If fact, I was the only one on this blog if I remember correctly. I mean, we have the Greens..why not Colin?

        In future, just call me out. I won’t run away.

        The reason I supported Colin was because his party had some very good policies in my opinion. That Colin marched to his own tune was obvious from the get go. I just wish he’d kept marching. That would have kept his hands busy.

        I don’t think Colin will ever run out of money.

        • Griff.

           /  19th November 2018

          Corky was a conservative supporter .
          Why does that not surprise me ?
          I had already guessed you would support suck a gibbering wacko as Colin Craig. Did you once support Graham Capill as well?

          • Corky

             /  19th November 2018

            ”Corky was a conservative supporter .”

            I don’t vote..remember, Einstein?

            ”Why does that not surprise me ?”

            Who knows..what goes on in your weird mind is unknowable.

            ”I had already guessed you would support suck a gibbering wacko as Colin Craig.”

            He can’t be that bad..he has way more money than you. He doesn’t need to catch a bus.

            ”Did you once support Graham Capill as well?”

            No..I never liked the dudes haircut.

            Take your lumps, now crawl back under your rock.

            • Griff.

               /  19th November 2018

              Who said anything about voting son?
              In your own words above “The reason I supported Colin”

              If you can be arsed, I cant. there are comments from me pointing out Colin Craig was a wacko destined to be exposed as a hypocrite on KB going back to his first emergence .
              You would have been an idiot not to have seen his inevitable downfall .

              As to catch a bus .
              I vaguely remember doing so sometime around 1980.

    • Loki

       /  19th November 2018

      He will have to get in line I imagine, sick notes as a last line of defence against Blomfield taking everything he can’t hide and the Sellman case hurtling down the highway at him as well.