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Setting Free The News - The Story Of Scoop #1 | 500 Words

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:34:33 +1300 | Scoop Operation Chrysalis

What precisely are Scoop's owners and founders trying to pass on to the community in "Operation Chrysalis"? Why? What is Scoop all about? Why does it's continued contribution to media in NZ matter?More >>

Empire of Chaos: The Roving Eye Collection - Review

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:40:59 +1300 | Jim Miles

The best writers, the best recorders of historical information are those that are inside the arenas of conflict, whether it is military or economic. The likes of Robert Fisk, Franklin Lamb, Chris Hedges, Alex Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair have all entered ...More >>

Scoop Independent News Launches "Operation Chrysalis"

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:35:19 +1300 | Scoop Operation Chrysalis , the pioneering online news resource with a deep publicly accessible archive, rich journalistic heritage and influential audience, is seeking new supporters to make it stable and sustainable into the future. From today Scoop is beginning ...More >>

"Operation Chrysalis" - An Invitation To Assist Scoop Evolve

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:23:38 +1300 | Scoop Operation Chrysalis

Today Scoop launched "Operation Chrysalis" a project to engage with users and stakeholders to make Scoop stable and sustainable into the future.More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Approved by Pyongyang

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:02:33 +1300 | Martin Doyle

The closing down of "The Interview" film in the United States by the cyber agents of Pyongyang is sick. It is no less than the fascist suppression of free speech in one country being foisted on another country whether they want it or not. Are ...More >>

Korero Mai Kia Ahau: Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December 2014

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:57:53 +1300 | Radio Waatea 603 AM

Despite the cracking pace set by Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson, National fell short of its 2014 deadline for completing historic Treaty settlements and quietly extended it to 2017. In Kia Korero Mai, Eruera Morgan talks to Waitangi ...More >>

SMC Heads-Up: Tsunami anniversary, kicking the habit

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:30:08 +1300 | Science Media Centre

In This Issue: Merry Christmas; Science radar; Kicking the habit; Boxing Day Tsunami; Policy news; SAVVY; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights More >>

John Key’s Court Costs a Bill for Taxpayers?

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:19:12 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Taxpayers could be saddled with a huge legal bill as John Key defends himself over his teapot tapes comments, says New Zealand First. More >>

Thunderbirds Are Go To Blast Back On To TV For Second Season

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:02:15 +1300 | ITV Studios

ITV Studios and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures have been commissioned by CITV to make a second series of Thunderbirds Are Go, the major new reinvention of the iconic children’s show, ahead of the premiere of series one.More >>

CIA report warned assassination programme might backfire

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:46:23 +1300 | Wikileaks

WikiLeaks today, Thursday 18 December, publishes a review by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of its "High Value Target" (HVT) assassination programme. The report weighs the pros and cons of killing "insurgent" leaders in assassination ...More >>

Lightbox Sport joint venture kicks off

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:33:42 +1300 | Lightbox

Online TV service Lightbox and Coliseum Sports Media today announced a joint venture partnership to bring premium sport content to more New Zealanders. The venture will be called Lightbox Sport and will include 100% of Coliseum Sports Media’s New Zealand ...More >>

Fellowship enables Designers to travel and research

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:42:18 +1300 | Department Of Internal Affairs

From 2015 New Zealand designers can apply for a Churchill Fellowship every two years to travel overseas to gain insights and forge relationships. This new award is the result of a partnership agreement between the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) ...More >>

Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran top NZ charts

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:52:22 +1300 | Recorded Music NZ

The Official New Zealand End of Year Charts have been released by Recorded Music NZ today (18 Dec.) with the international superstars taking the honours. More >>

Spark's Lightbox, Coliseum in JV to gain foothold in market

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:31:35 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Lightbox, Spark New Zealand's online content business, will broadcast premium sports via a joint venture with Coliseum Sports Media New Zealand as it looks to gain a foothold in the "crowded online TV marketplace".More >>

A year of inequality debate

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:47:02 +1300 | ACT New Zealand

Inequality and poverty issues were big news this past year. The English version of Thomas Piketty’s book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, was published in April. It provided an impressive collection of historical data on trends in wealth distribution.More >>

Ban On Alcohol Advertising Just One Step

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:54:23 +1300 | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that a proposed ban on alcohol advertising at sports events as recommended by a ministerial forum is an important move, but will not solve the binge drinking and alcohol abuse issue on its own.More >>

43% of Marketing Professionals Seeking New Roles in 2015

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:41:22 +1300 | font

NEW ZEALAND, 17 December 2014 – Almost half of New Zealand marketing professionals will be looking for other job opportunities in the New Year. More >>

New campaign debunks stupid drink-driving myths

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:37:40 +1300 | Auckland Transport

This is just one of the alarming myths that’s come out of a recent Auckland Transport survey that sought to understand how people make decisions around drinking and driving. More >>

Preserving a place for breaking NZ music on radio

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:45:27 +1300 | NZ On Air

New Zealand music buffs will continue to hear the newest local music on commercial radio stations throughout the country next year, with funding from NZ On Air confirmed for a total of 23 hours of local new music programmes a week across 11 networks.More >>

Journalist Fleur Revell Launches Media Training Blog

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:37:16 +1300 | Impact PR

One of New Zealand’s leading media industry experts has launched a training blog to help business owners and managers prepare for media interviews. Fleur Revell has more than 20 years’ experience in journalism and public relations as an editor, ...More >>


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