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Tennis Stars’ Undies Compete With Rankin’s Legs For News Space
Lindsay Perigo: Govt Media Wing Ignores Libertarian Speaker
Greens Say Go For Auckland Rail Scheme
Govt Can’t Abide By Own Abode Proposal
Stateside: The Miracle Of ‘One Nation’
Scoop Excellent, But Not Excellent Enough!
Scoop Update: 563 Emails To Excellence
Saatchi & Saatchi Net Soccer World Cup Job
Aziz Choudhry: Miasma Of Mini MAIs
Media Flash: Oz Media Insider
Hard News Is Here - Everybody Resign!
Sludge Report: Net Domination Can Be Beaten


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Tennis Stars’ Undies Compete With Rankin’s Legs For News Space

- It's ironic that some of our nation's sports photographers (and their editors) are acting like pimply 13 year olds in the same week that various news media have displayed their distaste about the treatment of ex CEO of the Department of Work and Income, Christine Rankin, as a 'sexual icon'. See... Rank Photographers And Rankin's Cleavage [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00042.htm


Lindsay Perigo: Govt Media Wing Ignores Libertarian Speaker

- It's a funny thing, the New Zealand Herald. It used to be called Granny Herald because of its conservatism, & lampooned as the print arm of the National Party. Now it is the print arm of the present Labour/Alliance government, & it pleases me to call it the Daily Marxist. See... Lindsay Perigo: Alas, Poor Herald! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00044.htm


Greens Say Go For Auckland Rail Scheme

- Auckland Green MP and Associate Transport Spokesperson, Keith Locke, today welcomed the new public transport plan for Auckland, and called on the Government to ensure that Transfund adequately supported the scheme. See... Locke Supports Electrification Of West Auck Rail [1] MORE: - Nats - Govt Running Late To Deliver Auck Rail Corridors [2] - ARC - Light Rail In The West; Conventional In The South [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00130.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00125.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0107/S00011.htm


Govt Can’t Abide By Own Abode Proposal

- Housing Minister, Mark Gosche, should 'clean up his own backyard' while he gets stuck into landlords with substandard rental properties, National's Housing spokesperson David Carter said today. See... Gosche Action Over Landlords Hypocritical [1] and Substandard Housing Concern – Govt [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00131.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00124.htm


Stateside: The Miracle Of ‘One Nation’

- Dabbing at my patriotic eyes as the marching bands play and the fireworks flash, I notice that the Kleenex I'm using comes from a “format de poche”. I guess I bought that “pocket pack” on my trip to Canada. See... Stateside with Rosalea : Freedom's Chimes Flashing [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00040.htm


Scoop Excellent, But Not Excellent Enough!

– Scoop online excellence resumes this morning following a voyage by the Scoop team to the Computerworld Excellence Awards in Auckand over the weekend. Nominated for the IT industry’s equivalent of the “Best Picture” Oscar, Scoop was pipped at the post for the big award of the night by South Auckland Health. Scoop’s team therefore returned home without a statuette, but with several certificates, and thoroughly buoyed spirits. See also... Scoop Deemed Excellent In Computerworld Awards [1] , 2001 Computerworld Excellence Awards Finalists [2] and Scoop Update #1: Our Day Of Reckoning Approaches


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0107/S00037.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/cf/89/200105091350.9e71fa1b.html


Scoop Update: 563 Emails To Excellence

- As promised in Scoop Update #1 the story of Scoop at the ComputerWorld Excellence awards, including a C.D. Sludge draft award acceptance speech, Guy’s World, and pictures, will be compiled once Scoop has caught up on the weekend’s news happenings (563 email messages!) See... Scoop Update #2 - Scoop Almost Triumphant! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00039.htm


Saatchi & Saatchi Net Soccer World Cup Job

- Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand has scored a major coup by winning the account to promote the 2002 Soccer World Cup in its host country, Japan. See... Soccer World Cup Coup For New Zealand Agency [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00059.htm


Aziz Choudhry: Miasma Of Mini MAIs

- You've got to wonder at the nerve of New Zealand trade officials. During the furtive Multilateral Agreement on Investment negotiations and the subsequent international waves of opposition they were quietly hatching binding bilateral investment deals containing provisions resembling some of the most controversial elements of the MAI. See... We Must Mobilise Against A Miasma of Mini-MAIs [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00043.htm


Media Flash: Oz Media Insider

- * RADIO 3PBS FM in St Kilda (Vic.) was receiving $3 from every voucher booklet sold in a promotion, covered in a Geelong Advertiser article headlined 'Ad Firm Caught In Phone Scam Fears'. See... Media Flash - July 9, 2001 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00041.htm


Hard News Is Here - Everybody Resign!

Russell Brown distils and digests the "Rankin Files" in this week's HARD NEWS - "Indeed, the whole thing was a shocker. As Prebble and Rankin's counsel engaged in a farcical debate about whether Rankin was that day wearing the very same top that he'd found so over the top, she sat in the gallery readjusting her cleavage and gurning for the camera...". See... Russell Brown's HARD NEWS [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00036.htm


Sludge Report: Net Domination Can Be Beaten

- Inside This Edition: It's Official - XtraMSN Is Not Abusive (Legally Anyway) - But You Too Can Be Freed From XtraMSN! See... Sludge Report #93 – Freedom Is Just A Click Away! [1] . Once you have been freed you might like to also check out a story on what the Internet is really about from Douglas Rushkoff of Yil.com. See...The People's Internet [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00029.htm
[2] - http://www.ylife.com/features/feature.asp?volume=07&issue=07&keyword=peoplesnet&page=01

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