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MediaWorks breakeven stymied by radio

Wed, 22 May 2019 17:31:35 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 22 (BusinessDesk) - It’s tough being a media company. And nowhere is this more apparent than for MediaWorks Investments, home of the Three TV channel, the Edge and More radio stations, among others.More >>

Diaries reveal how government ministers spend their days

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:19:21 +1200 | RNZ

Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson are leading from the front as the country’s busiest ministers, according to new data released by the government. More >>

Deepfake and the law - Expert Reaction

Tue, 21 May 2019 09:48:27 +1200 | Science Media Centre

Deepfake and other 'synthetic media' will be the next wave of online content causing concern, but there's no need to rush to create new laws to cope. More >>

Bauer Media lauded for design & journalism excellence

Mon, 20 May 2019 15:34:18 +1200 | Bauer Media

Bauer Media’s editorial teams took to the blue carpet at the Voyager Media Awards on Friday, May 17, winning in four categories and coming runner-up in two. More >>

Australia And New Zealand’s News Media Publishers Win

Sun, 19 May 2019 12:03:36 +1200 | NewsMediaWorks

Australian and New Zealand news media publishers have won 22 medals and honourable mentions at the INMA (International News Media Association) 2019 Global Media Awards presented to more than 400 delegates attending the closing dinner of the INMA World ...More >>

NZ Herald wins major international media awards

Sun, 19 May 2019 10:36:25 +1200 | NZME.

The NZ Herald was named best in Asia/Pacific at the International News Media Association (INMA) awards for its #NotforSale editorial campaign. #NotForSale also won the Best Public/Community Service Campaign, heading off several international media brands.More >>

International Student reputation dragged through the mud

Sat, 18 May 2019 17:26:53 +1200 | NZISA

The recently published article by TVNZ is yet another piece of over sensationalised journalism that drives a wedge into New Zealand society. International Students are an integral party of what makes New Zealand a diverse and unique country in the world. ...More >>

NZ Herald the home of premium journalism

Sat, 18 May 2019 11:22:33 +1200 | NZME.

The New Zealand Herald has been named the best daily newspaper* in New Zealand, just weeks after the launch of NZHerald Premium, the newspaper’s digital subscription service.More >>

Christchurch Call' is just a start. We need systemic change

Fri, 17 May 2019 12:18:16 +1200 | Kevin Veale

The 'Christchurch Call' is just a start. Now we need to push for systemic change More >>

Development Funding Announced for Ten Drama Series from NZ

Fri, 17 May 2019 10:18:46 +1200 | NZ On Air

New Zealand funding agencies, NZ On Air and the New Zealand Film Commission have partnered on the development of ten series ideas with international and domestic appeal. More >>

Nga Aho Whakaari response to Maori Media Review report

Fri, 17 May 2019 09:13:39 +1200 | Nga Aho Whakaari

Māori screen organisation Ngā Aho Whakaari says Māori screen practitioners are having to wait until the end of the year for decisions to be made about the promised overhaul of the Māori Media sector in the review being conducted by Te Puni Kōkiri.More >>

TVNZ appoints Future Director Aliesha Staples

Thu, 16 May 2019 14:05:15 +1200 | TVNZ

TVNZ appoints Future Director Aliesha Staples Local pioneer of virtual and augmented reality Aliesha Staples has been appointed TVNZ’s inaugural Future Director. More >>

Newstalk ZB confirms refreshed line-up for 2019

Thu, 16 May 2019 13:58:22 +1200 | Newstalk ZB

In what is one of New Zealand’s most hotly anticipated returns, Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford will launch their brand-new Afternoon talk show on Monday 1st July. More >>

New resources focused on children in State Care

Thu, 16 May 2019 13:46:26 +1200 | New Zealand Maori Council

Maori Council launch new resources focused on children in State Care – “end violence; change the system” More >>

Summer KiwiSaver scheme receives hallmark of clarity again

Thu, 16 May 2019 13:24:10 +1200 | WriteMark

Forsyth Barr’s Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for its Summer KiwiSaver scheme has again been awarded the WriteMark Plain Language Standard. More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Christchurch Call, and Lizzo

Thu, 16 May 2019 12:48:19 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

W hile its easy to deride the Christchurch Call To Action as a set of well meaning platitudes – which it is – the zigzagging nature of its content (“steps to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online” on one hand… and “must ...More >>

Report: Digital Threats To Democracy

Thu, 16 May 2019 12:21:06 +1200 | The Workshop

What evidence do we have as to the interventions and solutions that might mitigate against the biggest threats posed to our democracy by digital media, without losing the best of the opportunities that the internet offers?More >>

Students, academics, police discuss combating extremism

Thu, 16 May 2019 10:03:29 +1200 | RNZ

As world leaders meet in Paris, students, academics and police met at the University of Waikato in Hamilton last night to discuss ways of combating violent extremism. More >>

Jessica McAllen awarded Peter M Acland Journalism Fellowship

Wed, 15 May 2019 10:44:37 +1200 | Peter M Acland Foundation

Freelance journalist Jessica McAllen has been awarded the Peter M Acland Foundation Journalism Fellowship for 2019. More >>

Eight Mile v National Party - Leave to appeal dismissed

Wed, 15 May 2019 09:47:31 +1200 | NZ Supreme Court

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT A The application for leave to appeal is dismissed. B The applicants must pay costs of $4,500 plus usual disbursements to the respondents collectively. More >>

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