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Manus: Boochani arrest is an attack on press freedom

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:41:33 +1300 | Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance

MEAA, the union for Australian media workers, stands in solidarity with Iranian-Kurdish journalist and regular contributor to Australian publications, Behrouz Boochani, who has reportedly been arrested today on Manus Island.More >>

UN Shines a Spotlight on World TV Day

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:06:03 +1300 | United Nations

21 November 2017 – On World TV Day , the United Nations put its spotlight on the key role television plays in focusing the world's attention on a wide array of issues – ranging from the environment to conflicts and other pressing economic and social ...More >>

New Zealand Herald Daily Brand Audience Reaches 1M

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:04:05 +1300 | NZ Herald

23 November 2017 – The New Zealand Herald’s daily audience has hit one million for the first time – while the Weekend Herald and Herald on Sunday have enjoyed year-on-year newspaper readership growth, according to the latest Nielsen surveyMore >>

TVNZ Renews FIA Formula E Championship Deal

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:41:56 +1300 | TVNZ

TVNZ is bringing sports fans the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series, the FIA Formula E Championship, again for the 2017/18 season. More >>

Trans Tasman newsletter publisher faces liquidation

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:52:53 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The Main Report Group of companies, which publishes the long-running Trans Tasman 'political insider' newsletter, is facing liquidation and owner Max Bowden has until next week to come up with a plan to satisfy its creditor.More >>

Documentary premiere celebrates NZ’s electricity pioneers

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:00:27 +1300 | Whiteboard Energy

From the Southern Hemisphere’s first hydroelectric power station to electric postie wagons, New Zealanders have made some big contributions to electric innovation over the past century and more.More >>

New daily children’s TV show

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:31:40 +1300 | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has today announced funding for a new multi-platform daily children’s TV show, Fanimals , which centres around kids and their pets. More >>

NHNZ reaches 40th anniversary

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:15:42 +1300 | NHNZ

NHNZ has grown from humble beginnings into an international production company that creates more than 100 hours of television each year. Its productions are seen by millions of viewers in over 180 countries around the world. NHNZ has received more ...More >>

Farm visits will highlight reality over perception

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:02:32 +1300 | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says opening dairy farms to all New Zealanders is a brave gesture and an opportunity for farmers to debunk some myths around farmers’ environmental management.More >>

NZME should pay no cash if Fairfax media merger allowed

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:32:55 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 20 (BusinessDesk) - NZME should no longer pay Fairfax Media $55 million as part of the proposed merger between the two news publishing groups if the courts clear the way for the union to go ahead, says broking firm First NZ Capital.More >>

PM's Press Conference 20/11/17: Pike Re-Entry Agency

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:18:33 +1300 | Lyndon Hood

At today's post-cabinet press conference Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined by Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little to announce plans for the new agency for re-entry of the mine .More >>

Alarming impact of online abuse against women

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:51:51 +1300 | Amnesty International

New research by Amnesty International has revealed the alarming impact that abuse and harassment on social media are having on women, with women around the world reporting stress, anxiety, or panic attacks as a result of these harmful online experiences.More >>

Reports of increased earthquakes in 2018 - Expert reaction

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:18:40 +1300 | Science Media Centre

A media report from the weekend suggests a link between the Earth's rotation and an increase in intense earthquakes. More >>

Three Wins Friday Night

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:39:21 +1300 | Mediaworks

Three won the night on Friday in 25-54 with timeslot wins from The Graham Norton Show (25-54) and 7 Days* (25-54, 18-49). Three is currently tracking on 20.2% share year-to-date.More >>

National Pacific Radio Trust Annual General Meeting

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:03:25 +1300 | National Pacific Radio Trust

The Chairman of the National Pacific Radio Trust and Trustees invite the Pacific community to join us at our Annual General fono. More >>

Scoop 3.0 - How You Can Help Scoop’s Evolution

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:41:24 +1300 | Scoop Publishing

Entering into its third decade of operation, the Scoop news ecosystem is set to undergo another phase of transformation and evolution. We have big plans for 2018 as we look to expand our public interest journalism coverage, upgrade our publishing infrastructure ...More >>

BSA finds Newshub item required warning

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:18:05 +1300 | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has found that a Newshub item, which reported on the shooting of two Israeli police officers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, should have carried an audience advisory alerting viewers to potentially disturbing ...More >>

The Hits Launches into Coromandel

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:33:43 +1300 | NZME.

17 November 2017 – NZME are launching The Hits into the Coromandel on 1 December, just in time for summer road trips and lazy beach days. The Hits boasts a superstar line-up featuring some of the country’s best broadcasting talent, with Sarah, Sam ...More >> New finger on the health news pulse

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:51:25 +1300 | NZME provides an independent and impartial go-to news source for all health professionals and those with a passion for all things health. More >>

Freeview Announces Jason Foden as CEO

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:49:06 +1300 | FreeView

Freeview has formally appointed Jason Foden as Chief Executive Officer after serving several months as Acting General Manager. Prior to taking up his role at Freeview, Foden was the General Manager of OnDemand at TVNZ for over three years. During his ...More >>


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