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Public broadcasting takes big hit under National Government

Thu, 28 May 2015 08:53:22 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Public broadcasting funding has been cut by 25 per cent in real terms since the National Government took office in 2009, leading to the erosion of our once world-class news and current affairs culture, says Labour Broadcasting Spokesperson Clare Curran.More >>

Whybin\TBWA joins forces with Starseed

Wed, 27 May 2015 13:46:32 +1200 | Whybin TBWA

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 27 May 2015 – Whybin\TBWA is expanding its services by restructuring its existing PR division with the integration of the Starseed agency. Whybin\TBWA will be welcoming Starseed co-founders Karen Maurice-O’Leary and Angelina ...More >>

Coast to Coast coverage wins major radio award

Wed, 27 May 2015 10:36:19 +1200 | Enthuse

Coverage of last year’s Coast to Coast won NZME the best sports story/event award at the recent New Zealand Radio Awards, beating coverage of the All Blacks end of year tour.More >>

Dunne Speaks - the demise of John Campbell

Wed, 27 May 2015 09:39:55 +1200 | Peter Dunne

27 May 2015 I am as big a fan of John Campbell, as he is of me! For all that, I do not mind admitting that I will be sorry to see him go at the end of this week. Not because I particularly liked his show – I seldom watched it, and was even more ...More >>

Sky TV programming costs likely to rise vs revenue in 2016

Tue, 26 May 2015 17:10:22 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sky TV said programming costs to revenue ratio likely to be up in the 2016 financial year More >>

Deaf Aotearoa applaud NZ On Air funding announcement

Tue, 26 May 2015 14:16:19 +1200 | Deaf Aotearoa

Deaf Aotearoa are thrilled with the announcement that NZ On Air will be providing additional funding for captioning on TV One, TV2, TV3 and FOUR. Independent captioning and audio description service Able will receive $400,000 more in the coming year, ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Cullen Review of our security services

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:51:06 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Whatever the conflicts and point scoring between them on other issues, National and Labour have always spoken virtually as one on free trade and the role of the security services. Therefore, the recent appointment of former Labour Finance Minister Sir ...More >>

Providing local media content for children

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:15:47 +1200 | NZ On Air

NZ On Air is turning its attention to the future of local media content for children, launching a consultation on proposed changes to the types of children’s content it funds.More >>

MPA Announces 2015 Magazine Media Awards

Mon, 25 May 2015 12:12:16 +1200 | Magazine Publishers Association

The Magazine Publishers Association NZ (MPA) is thrilled to announce the 2015 Magazine Media Awards and is now calling for entries. More >>

Al Jazeera scoops major PR award

Sat, 23 May 2015 12:37:17 +1200 | Al Jazeera

The campaign to secure the release of Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Abdullah Elshamy has won a major PR Award. The SABRE Awards EMEA, organized by leading PR publication The Holmes Report, gave the #FreeAJStaff campaign a Gold Award ...More >>

Al Jazeera Café opens to the public

Sat, 23 May 2015 12:23:31 +1200 | Al Jazeera

The public can explore the worlds of journalism, news, current affairs and documentaries at Al Jazeera’s first cafe. More >>

NZME wins top honours at the 2015 Canon Media Awards

Sat, 23 May 2015 10:33:50 +1200 | NZME.

23 May 2015 - NZME is thrilled to be leading news, sport and entertainment journalism, evident by the 24 wins at tonight’s Canon Media Awards. More >>

This weekend on The Nation...

Fri, 22 May 2015 20:39:51 +1200 | TVNZ

3News political editor Patrick Gower sits down with Finance Minister Bill English to talk about u-turns and new taxes, housing development in Auckland, and benefit increases. Is this New National or just cunning politics?More >>

The Nutters Club Wins Top Radio Award

Fri, 22 May 2015 16:25:19 +1200 | Top Shelf

A radio show featuring frank and honest discussion around mental health issues, The Nutters Club with Mike King has taken the award for Best Spoken Programmes Best Daily or Weekly Series at the 2015 New Zealand Radio Awards.More >>

Whitireia journalism programme manager wins major award

Fri, 22 May 2015 15:03:57 +1200 | Whitireia

Whitireia journalism programme manager Bernie Whelan was recently awarded ‘best presentation’ at the 2015 World Conference on Media & Mass Communication in Beijing, China.More >>

Thank you John, it’s been bloody marvellous

Fri, 22 May 2015 12:36:09 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The departure of John Campbell is a blow to current affairs investigative journalism, Labour’s Broadcasting Spokesperson Clare Curran says. More >>

NZME Radio Congratulates New Zealand Radio Awards Winners

Fri, 22 May 2015 11:00:52 +1200 | NZME.

NZME Radio’s top radio talent has been officially recognised at this year’s Radio Awards with the media company completely dominating the client digital partnerships category of the awards.More >>

New book by author and journalist Steve Braunias

Fri, 22 May 2015 10:58:53 +1200 | HarperCollins New Zealand

HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand is delighted to announce it will be publishing the next book by multi-award winning author and journalist Steve Braunias. More >>

John Campbell to leave MediaWorks

Thu, 21 May 2015 19:06:10 +1200 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is launching a new current affairs show to be broadcast in the 7pm slot, Mondays-Thursdays on TV3. More >>

Campbell Live demise ‘a sad day’

Thu, 21 May 2015 18:57:06 +1200 | Massey University

Journalism commentator and educator, Associate Professor Jim Tully, says MediaWorks' changes to TV3’s current affairs slot at 7pm suggests New Zealand’s two main networks have opted out of providing serious prime time current affairs.More >>


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