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Merger would see just 12% of NZ digital ad market

Fri, 27 May 2016 15:06:38 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 27 (BusinessDesk) - A merger between Fairfax Media's New Zealand operations and APN News &Media's NZME unit would have 11.7 percent of New Zealand's digital advertising market, which is dominated by Google and Facebook, their application to the Commerce ...More >>

NZME and Fairfax apply for authorisation to merge

Fri, 27 May 2016 13:26:04 +1200 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received an application from Wilson and Horton Limited (trading as NZME) and Fairfax NZ Limited seeking authorisation to merge their media operations in New Zealand.More >>

Winners announced for new nib Health Scholarship

Wed, 25 May 2016 15:49:08 +1200 | nib New Zealand

The nib Health Journalism Scholarship was introduced to this year’s Canon Media Awards and winners of the junior and senior scholarships were announced last Friday at Te Papa, Wellington.More >>

PrintNZ Forum Speakers Enlighten Delegates

Wed, 25 May 2016 15:30:04 +1200 | PrintNZ

New Zealand captains of industry Mike Hutcheson, Mike Pero and Kim Campbell shared significant business insight and interesting personal life experience during the PrintNZ Forum at SkyCity on May 13.More >>

Fairfax Media NZ scoops highest number of first place wins

Wed, 25 May 2016 12:13:49 +1200 | Fairfax Media

Fairfax Media NZ has placed first in three categories at the 2016 International News Media Association (INMA) Awards in London last night, taking more first place wins than any other company. Its winning titles were for: Best Use of Video, Best Use ...More >>

Editorial Comment : Gordon Campbell

Wed, 25 May 2016 10:08:53 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Since taking over as Editor at Scoop few months ago, I’ve avoided making mission statements, and have focussed on what can be done and/or set in train, given our resources. However, the PledgeMe campaign currently being run by the Scoop Foundation ...More >>

Audio: Scoop's Alastair Thompson at OuiShare Fest

Tue, 24 May 2016 09:38:16 +1200 | The Scoop Team

Scoop co-founder and Scoop Foundation board member Alastair Thompson discusses Scoop's new Ethical Paywall model, the sharing economy, innovation and poetic revolution at OuiShare Fest conference on the sharing economy in Paris last week.More >>

Leakers Down Under: The Australian Federal Police Raids

Mon, 23 May 2016 11:34:03 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

It is election time in Australia, and the electioneering took a remarkable turn Thursday night with announcements that the Australian Federal Police had raided the offices of the opposition Australian Labor Party, including that of a senior frontbencher ...More >>

Bauer Media Group Gets the Scoop at the Canon Media Awards

Mon, 23 May 2016 10:21:41 +1200 | Bauer Media

Bauer Media Group has secured a slew of prestigious awards at the 2016 Canon Media Awards presented last night in Wellington. North & South, The Listener and Metro have validated their commitment to investigative journalism with a host of wins in ...More >>

Fairfax Media scoops 24 wins at Canon Media Awards

Mon, 23 May 2016 10:16:34 +1200 | Fairfax Media

Fairfax Media picked up 24 awards at the Canon Media Awards last night, including the coveted Newspaper of the Year accolade for the Waikato Times and Waikato Times Weekend. More >>

Petition to Increase RNZ's Funding in this year's Budget

Mon, 23 May 2016 09:53:47 +1200 | Jo Bond

A petition calling on the House of Representatives to increase funding for Radio New Zealand in this year’s Budget will be presented to members of parliament this Wednesday the 25th of May at 11am. The presentation will take place near the Seddon ...More >>

Canon Media Awards Recognise RNZ Journalism

Mon, 23 May 2016 09:46:05 +1200 | Radio New Zealand

RNZ's journalism has been recognised with three major awards at the Canon Media Awards announced in Wellington this evening. More >>

Paul Henry Scoops Top Honors at the 2016 NZ Radio Awards

Mon, 23 May 2016 09:42:01 +1200 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks dominates the 2016 NZ Radio Awards, with Paul Henry taking out the Sir Paul Holmes Broadcaster of the Year Award, as well as Best Talk Presenter – All Markets.More >>

Cameron Slater (WhaleOil) picked on the wrong woman

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:18:47 +1200 | Penny Bright

Press Release:"Cameron Slater (WhaleOil) picked on the wrong woman," says Auckland Mayoral candidate Penny Bright More >>

Take a Look Behind the Studio Glass at SAE

Fri, 20 May 2016 12:51:39 +1200 | SAE NZ

SAE Creative Media Institute’s Open Day is June 11, 2016, 11:00am – 3:00pm on-campus at 10, 12 and 18 Heather Street, Parnell, Auckland. More >>

Mark Jennings to Join OMSA Complaints Committee

Fri, 20 May 2016 10:47:14 +1200 | Online Media Standards Authority

Mark Jennings, the former Head of News and Current Affairs at MediaWorks, is to join the Complaints Committee of the Online Media Standards Authority (“OMSA”). More >>

Lightbox brings you the dark, cruel and twisted this winter

Fri, 20 May 2016 10:33:10 +1200 | Lightbox

Coming exclusively to Lightbox on 23 May is Preacher , a new series which Forbes Magazine calls “darkly hilarious in ways that will make you feel twisted”. More >>

Stuff-Me: The newspaper gobble-up

Thu, 19 May 2016 16:58:10 +1200 | Julienne Molineaux

Stuff-Me: The newspaper gobble-up Julienne Molineaux This article was first published at the Briefing Papers The proposed merger between NZME and Fairfax New Zealand is the latest instalment in the increasing concentration of ownership in New Zealand’s ...More >>

We Need Words To Achieve Access

Thu, 19 May 2016 11:23:32 +1200 | National Foundation for the Deaf

Global Accessibility Awareness Day http://bitly.com/CaptionitNZPetition Imagine, if you will, a life without the ability to fully understand what is being said on television, in videos, on the telephoneMore >>

Rising star Madeleine Knowles hit the small screen

Wed, 18 May 2016 13:37:43 +1200 | Queen Margaret College

Rising star Madeleine Knowles hit the small screen last month after landing a role on the New Zealand soap, Shortland Street. More >>

 

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