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Evening Report: Live Video Cross To North Africa – 8:30pm

Wed, 1 Apr 2015 18:10:10 +1300 | EveningReport.nz

At 8:30pm tonight on Evening Report we cross live to Tunisia in North Africa to talk to New Zealander and foreign correspondent Yasmine Ryan about the ISIS and al Qaeda threat to the region.More >>

Open Source // Open Society Conference - Wgtn. April 16-17

Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:53:25 +1300 | Open Source Open Society

Wellington, New Zealand, will be on the world stage on the 16th and 17th of April when it plays host to a collaboration between open source developers, democracy activists, government officials and digital tech heavyweights at the Open Source // Open Society ...More >>

Fractured Britain: The Election Campaign of 2015

Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:21:17 +1300 | Binoy Kampmark

The main British parties could be in more than spot of bother. Parliament has been dissolved, and what promises to be a rather tart, occasionally vicious campaign is in the offing. If we are to take the figures seriously, a current crop of 40 percent ...More >>

Attacks against Mexican journalists up 80% under Peña Nieto

Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:16:28 +1300 | teleSUR

Journalist Alberto Lopez Bello was recently found dead, along with a policeman, near Oaxaca. | Photo: Reuters More >>

Calling All Developers: Ready to push the limits of Open Source?

Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:12:17 +1300 | Open Source Open Society

The OS//OS conference will be a huge 2 days of inspiring brain food, practical workshops and chances to connect over coffee with a passionate community of people interested in what the world looks like when it is a more open place.More >>

Hokonui Radio Hits Hawera Airwaves

Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:55:11 +1300 | NZME.

Reset your dials as NZME. Radio launches Hokonui Radio in Hawera on Tuesday, April 7 – providing locals with even more great listening options. More >>

AMP partnership with MediaWorks’ show, Paul Henry

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:48:37 +1300 | AMP

Leading life insurer and retirement savings provider AMP is excited to announce that it is the exclusive broadcast partner for MediaWorks’ new programme Paul Henry which launches on 7 April.More >>

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference Transcript: 16 March 2015

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:16:30 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Right, good afternoon. Id like to start by saying our thoughts are with our Pacific neighbours following the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam. Information is still coming, but it appears that Cyclone Pam has caused extensive damage and also, sadly, ...More >>

Children Concerned About Sex, Violence in Media

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:27:58 +1300 | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that the Children’s Media Use Study by NZ on Air and the BSA is sounding alarm bells about the levels of violence and sexual content being viewed by children 9-14 years old, and the concerns of the children themselves and also ...More >>

Two ways to get attention: advertising, publicity

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:34:23 +1300 | Digitl

A basic guide for business owners and others who want publicity. This is an updated version of a story first posted in 2008. More >>

Neighbourly.co.nz Hits 100,000 Members

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:27:34 +1300 | Neighbourly.co.nz

New Zealand’s first free and private neighbourhood website Neighbourly.co.nz is fast becoming a household name, with membership breaking the 100,000 milestone today.More >>

Once in a Lifetime - City-building after Disaster in Christchurch

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:01:10 +1300 | Freerange Press

It began with a sharp jolt at 4:37 a.m. on 4 September 2010. Radio New Zealand shifted to their emergency broadcast (which unfortunately was the Beach Boys’ song Good Vibrations ) and a collective thought emerged from New Zealanders that would be repeated ...More >>

An Industry of Misery: The Amanda Knox Case

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:40:11 +1300 | Binoy Kampmark

It was set to take years, and it did. Italy’s highest judicial body, the Court of Cassation, had the final word on whether the US national Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were responsible for the murder of British student ...More >>

Parents and children know how to manage challenging content

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:35:00 +1300 | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Parents and children know how to manage challenging content The majority of New Zealanders take steps to manage their children’s media use, according to independent research released today.More >>

Children tell us what they enjoy and want from media

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:50:53 +1300 | TVNZ

A new independent survey of children has found that while TV is still the dominant screen in their lives, tablets and smartphones are now a daily part of most kids lives. Youtube is now one of their main sources of content.More >>

The ANZIAs are coming! The ANZIAs are coming!

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:01:11 +1300 | InternetNZ

Exciting times ahead - New Zealand is the host of this year's Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards, the ANZIAs! The ANZIAs will be held on 27 August, in Auckland at St Matthews in the City.More >>

BBC’s Lame Interview With Israel’s Defence Minister

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:25:58 +1300 | Redress Information

On 19 March the BBC conducted an interview with Israel’s defence minister, Moshe Ya’alon, which was broadcast on Radio 4’s flagship “Today” programme. More >>

Cindy Sheehan & David Swanson : Stop Smoking the Democrack

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:19:45 +1300 | David Swanson

The U.S. government is toying with a war with nuclear Russia while already waging wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, having done severe damage to Libya, Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia. Military spending is climbing ever higher. Presidential war powers are ...More >>

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Steven Joyce

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:02:07 +1300 | TV3's 'The Nation'

Winston Peters said, ‘Send them a message.’ What message have you heard? Oh, well, obviously, you know, we lost the election. And so there is a number of messages. I actually thought he campaigned pretty well. He got out in front at the start and ...More >>

The Final Countdown - Thanks & There's Still Time To Pledge

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:32:35 +1300 | Scoop Operation Chrysalis

Phew! We are now counting down the hours to the end of this crowd-funding campaign at 11pm on Sunday. Thankyou to all those Scoop readers and supporters who have pledged already. You have been awesome. But this is not over yet.More >>

 

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