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Russia Conspiracists Claim to Possess Reality

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:32:32 +1300 | David Swanson

An Associated Press story on Tuesday came with this headline: "Analysis: Reality catching up with Trump on Russia," and began: "WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality is catching up with President Donald Trump. Hours after Trump dismissed reports that his campaign ...More >>

Dr Rebecca Priestley wins Prime Minister’s Prize

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:33:15 +1300 | Te Punaha Matatini

Te Pūnaha Matatini investigator Dr Rebecca Priestley has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Prime Minister’s Science Communication Prize. More >>

Most Important Things You May Not Know About News & Media

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:51:00 +1300 | Jennifer Scott

It feels as though these days we're more connected to what's going on than ever before. With more ways of getting our news, and the fact that we're always connected to the outside world, you'd think that we're more informed than ever before. In fact, though, ...More >>

ePress publishes highlights from Ethnic Migrant Media Forum

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:48:27 +1300 | Unitec

Unitec’s ePress publishes highlights from ground-breaking forum on the roles and condition of ethnic media in New Zealand More >>

Landmark parking victory against Tauranga City Council

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:20:19 +1300 | Geeks on Wheels

The Tauranga District Court has ruled that Tauranga City Council’s Traffic & Parking Bylaw is illegal. Local technology service provider, Geeks on Wheels fought back when it received 9 parking infringement notices in succession in early 2016. ...More >>

Second Fairfax NZ senior manager jumps ship

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:41:48 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 21 (BusinessDesk) - Fairfax Media New Zealand has lost a second senior manager, with the company's chief marketing officer leaving the company for a job with insurer Suncorp shortly before chief executive Simon Tong announced his resignation on March ...More >>

Second Fairfax NZ senior manager jumps ship

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:22:57 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 21 (BusinessDesk) - Fairfax Media New Zealand's chief marketing officer is following chief executive Simon Tong out the door as the company awaits the Commerce Commission's decision on whether the news publisher and events company can merge ...More >>

Labour Let’s Down Keen Sports Fans on Live Coverage

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:38:40 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is challenging the Labour Party to support free to air, live sports coverage of big games to support working New Zealanders who cannot afford to pay a subscription to Sky.More >>

NZ First Bill Will Provide Free-to-View Sport on TV

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:25:16 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

The British and Irish Lions rugby tour which will soon kick off in New Zealand is arousing phenomenal interest but too few Kiwis will be able to attend the matches or see the matches live on television, says New Zealand FirsMore >>

Free Press: ACT’s regular bulletin

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:27:19 +1300 | ACT New Zealand

RMA Schemozzle Continues The Resource Management Legislation has hit the wall, with the Māori Party severely overplaying their hand. More >>

National Causing Slow Death of Radio New Zealand

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:30:56 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

The National government is allowing Radio New Zealand (RNZ) to go through an agonising death through lack of funding, says New Zealand First Broadcasting Spokesperson Tracey Martin.More >>

Jono And Ben Trends Number One on Youtube Worldwide

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:03:48 +1300 | Mediaworks

This week saw Three win Friday night for the third week running with The Graham Norton Show, 7 Days, Fail Army and Newshub Late all time slot winners in the key 25-54 demographic. More >>

Sensible Sentencing Trust warned over suppression breach

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:01:00 +1300 | Crown Law

A Sensible Sentencing Trust (SST) press release published after a recent high-profile case breached suppression orders made by the High Court. Although the Solicitor-General concluded that a prosecution for contempt of court was not warranted, she warned ...More >>

Tamil community in New Zealand mourns death of Trevor Grant

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:16:37 +1300 | National Council of NZ Tamils

The Tamil Community in New Zealand was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Trevor Grant on the 5 March, after being diagnosed with cancer two years ago. More >>

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed after Fed result

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:15:34 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares were mixed after the US Federal Reserve followed expectations, with Vista Group Entertainment and Auckland International Airport gaining while Sky Network Television and Ebos Group dropped.More >>

Journalists too mean to tech companies

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:59:27 +1300 | Digitl

At The Register Shaun Nichols writes : "The tech press has dared to lean away from its core mission of making technology companies more profitable, says tech advocacy house ITIF." The ITIF or Information Technology and Innovation Foundation is ...More >>

No Sugar Coating - NZers Want Stronger Action on Sugar

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:30:39 +1300 | Hivemind

Over December 2016 and January 2017, Scoop hosted a trial community engagement exercise on the issue of Sugar and Public Health on our new HiveMind platform. 256 people from different backgrounds and political persuasions participated in the process, ...More >>

Bills to simplify election rules pass third reading

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:18:53 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Two Bills that modernise electoral law have passed through Parliament and will be implemented before this year’s election, Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell says.More >>

Earthquake Journalism Grant Recipients Announced

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:15:16 +1300 | The Scoop Foundation

The Scoop Foundation Trustees are delighted to announce the two recipients of Scoop’s $5,000 grant round for significant earthquake related public interest journalism projects. The recipients are Veronika Meduna and Charlotte Graham. Both are highly ...More >>

Jitterati: Weeping Dog

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:01:38 +1300 | Grant Buist

Sometimes people mourn in similar ways More >>

 

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