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Highly offensive word did not breach broadcasting standards

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:44:57 +1300 | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found that the broadcast of the song ‘Hurricane’ by Bob Dylan on Coast FM which uses the word ‘nigger’ did not breach broadcasting standards. The song contains the lyrics ‘[a]nd to the black ...More >>

Irish diplomat calls for apology over coverage of tourists

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:24:19 +1300 | RNZ

The Honorary Consul General for Ireland says New Zealand media's coverage of a family of unruly tourists has reinforced hurtful stereotypes. More >>

Laura McGoldrick Joins The Hits

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:32:10 +1300 | NZME.

17 January 2019 – Laura McGoldrick will be joining Toni Street and Sam Wallace as a permanent member on The Hits Network Breakfast Show. More >>

16 January 2019 KiwiRail journeys feature in 12-hour TV ep

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:57:51 +1300 | KiwiRail

An epic 12-hour television show featuring all of KiwiRail's Great Journeys of New Zealand reflects increasing demand for unhurried travel where the journey itself is part of the experience, says KiwiRail's Head of Tourism and Marketing Ahleen Rayner.More >>

Continued change in Outdoor sees Derek Lindsay exit OMANZ

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:46:41 +1300 | OMANZ

There is no doubt that 2018 saw significant change in the make up of the Outdoor Industry. Although continuing to deliver impressive growth we have seen a year of merger and acquisition activity with changes affecting a large portion of the OMANZ ...More >>

Mediaworks Radio Reveals Game-Changing Magic Talk Lineup

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:17:22 +1300 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks Radio isn’t holding back in 2019 as they reveal the exciting lineup of new talk and lifestyle channel, Magic Talk, launching on Saturday, January 19th. In an unprecedented move announced in 2018, the Magic brand encompasses both Magic ...More >>

NZ Herald Introduces Be Well

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:08:33 +1300 | NZME.

14 January 2019 – NZME has printed the first issue of its brand new Monday magazine for 2019; Be Well. More >>

Applications Invited for Journalism Fellowships at UN HQ

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:42:24 +1300 | Dag Hammarskjold Fund for Journalists

New York, NY. The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists for its 2019 fellowship program. The application deadline is March 1, 2019. More >>

Reserve Bank appoints Chief Information Officer

Wed, 9 Jan 2019 14:29:37 +1300 | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today announced the appointment of Scott Fisher as Head of Digital Services/Chief Information Officer. More >>

New Wanaka A&P Show campaign explores being “local”

Mon, 7 Jan 2019 11:20:32 +1300 | Wanaka A and P Show

The Wanaka A&P Show today launches a timely campaign about the sense of community and what it means to be a local in Wanaka. More >>

Esports media company LPL acquires Australian company

Mon, 7 Jan 2019 10:58:08 +1300 |

LPL is extremely excited to announce their acquisition of CyberGamer, which kicks off a whirlwind year of esports in 2019. The sale was completed on the 13th of December 2018. More >>

Sky TV extends Optus satellite deal

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 20:14:51 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television says it has extended its satellite service agreement with Optus Networks for a further 10 years. More >>

Top news stories for 2018

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 19:59:09 +1300 | UMR Research Ltd

The top news stories of the year were the rising fuel costs in October, and the rescue of the boys from a cave in Thailand in July. More >>

Spark Sport adds NBA TV, World Rally Championship and LTV

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 15:08:29 +1300 | Spark

Spark Sport announced today it will distribute NBA (National Basketball Association) TV to fans in New Zealand. NBA TV is the NBA’s 24/7 dedicated channel. Spark Sport subscribers will be able to watch 6-7 NBA games per week on Spark Sport. A range ...More >>

Jenny Suo to front 1 NEWS Tonight

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:40:08 +1300 | TVNZ

Prior to this, she worked at Three for eight years as a journalist, and most recently hosted Newshub Late. More >>

Journalism educators are calling for action

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 19:16:42 +1300 | Journalism Education Association of New Zealand

Conference Communique: Journalism Education Association of New Zealand Journalism educators are calling for action to support journalism at a time of falling student numbers and journalism school closures.More >>

Google taking measures after Millane murder-accused named

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:28:54 +1300 | RNZ

Google says it is taking measures to ensure it doesn't breach New Zealand's suppression laws, after the man accused of killing Grace Millane was made public. More >>

Scotty Stevenson presenter for Rugby World Cup 2019

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:47:13 +1300 | Spark

Spark Sport and TVNZ announce Scotty Stevenson as lead commentator and presenter for Rugby World Cup 2019 More >>

PHD New Zealand wins Silver

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:52:30 +1300 | Spark PR and Activate

Auckland | 14 December, 2018 – PHD New Zealand’s successful year of award wins has culminated in the agency being named Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Media Agency of the Year – Silver for 2018. The results were announced at an awards ceremony in ...More >>

Radio Sport is the Home for Summer Cricket

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:48:30 +1300 | NZME.

14 November 2018 – Radio Sport is your home for the summer of cricket ahead, bringing you live ball-by-ball commentary of all Blackcaps home games as well as the White Ferns T20 series and the domestic Super Smash competition.More >>


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