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1: Elle Intimates Strips Off With Billboard Campaign

Rush-hour traffic was treated to a striptease in Auckland today as the second of two new Elle Mapcherson Intimates billboards were unveiled by a pair of Kiwifire dancers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0210/S00031.htm


2: UQ Wire: Gore Vidal‘s The Enemy Within

Gore Vidal is America’s most controversial writer and a ferocious, often isolated, critic of the Bush administration. Here, against a backdrop of spreading unease about America’s response to the events of 11 September 2001 and their aftermath, we publish ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00205.htm


3: US Election Vote Fixing Reports Hit The Mainstream

SCOOP EDITOR’S NOTE: Scoop has in the past 48 hours published several real deal media commentaries ( C.D.Sludge , Michael Ruppert , John Kaminski ) pointing to problems with the electronic voting systems used extensively in Tuesday’s mid-term elections ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00049.htm


4: Wellstone Plane Was Out Of Control – Media Survey

The following is a summary of the facts available at this time via the media, surrounding Senator Paul Wellstone's airplane crash of 10-25-02. Judge for yourself, was this more likely an assassination or an accident?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00206.htm


5: Are YOU buying into WWIII.com?

Monday, being the 11th of November, was Veterans Day, which is observed as a holiday by sufficient people for there to be 'holiday sales' at many stores, but it's not a holiday for the NY stock exchange. Well, why should it be - war is and always has ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00087.htm


6: Controlling NATO: The Real Agenda At Prague

European diplomacy has clearly often been the nucleus of destruction. Is it now the only buffer left between peace-comparative and Manifest Destiny – the dream of Fortress USA to express its institutions around the world? The NATO Summit will be a decider.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00093.htm


7: John Kaminski : The Tide Of Lies Keeps Rising

Maybe it has always been this way. Phony pretexts — repeated often enough — become real reasons. Things that we know for certain are not true become true in the public mind simply through endless repetition.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00090.htm


8: Scoop Advertising – All You Need To Know

CONTENTS: 1. General Information – Audience Statistics - The Scoop Market 2. Why Advertise On Scoop? - Increasing Brand Awareness - Generating Profile For Announcements & Product Launches - Generating Traffic To Online Services - Generating A Response ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00084.htm


9: Scoop Images: Hanging Lovelock

Welcome to the Hanging Jack caption and headline competition. Our compliments to Word Of Mouth Media for providing the image. And thanks of course to Jack. (Please forgive our levity - ed.) For inspiration you may wish to peruse the genuine explanation ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00092.htm


10: UQ Wire: Helen Thomas Condemns Bush Administration

Veteran journalist Helen Thomas brought the grit and whir of a White House press conference to Bartos Theater on Monday evening, speaking with passion about the media's role in a democracy whose leaders seem eager for war.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00091.htm


11: Scoop Link: What Is The Voter News Service Hiding?

The Voter News Service, the exit poll service used by a consortium of major news organizations, failed election night, and it's unclear whether the service will ever release the data it collected around the country.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00082.htm


12: Questions For Oral Answer - 13 November 2002

1. DEBORAH CODDINGTON to the Minister for Economic Development: Is he satisfied that Industry New Zealand is distributing grants in a fair and equitable way, and maintaining the standards of good governance that he would expect?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00296.htm


13: Those Angry Libertarianz

I have been attempting to define what the difference is between a libertarian and a classical liberal, if indeed there is any. In New Zealand, a distinction might be drawn between the two in that a libertarian is more likely to support the Libertarianz ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00086.htm


14: Barrie Walsh: The Greenspan Pus

The Performance of U.S. equity markets in the month leading up to the mid-term American elections has been heralded by Wall Street as the beginning of the long awaited recovery. Belief in the Greenspan Put has been reborn. What is the Greenspan Put? A better ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00070.htm


15: Wellstone Plane Crash Media Survey - Updated

A summary of the facts available at this time, surrounding Senator Wellstone's airplane crash of 10-25-02. (Updated 11-01-02 – note this posting is an update of… Wellstone Plane Was Out Of Control – Media Survey )

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00013.htm


16: UQ Wire: Jeb Bush Flies High With Terror Airways

Terror Flight School Owner’s Plane Seized For Heroin Trafficking & Jeb Bush And Katherine Harris Fly With Drug Running Airways

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00214.htm


17: Guest Opinion: Arise Maurice Williamson

In much the same way as the English - Boag combination blew the election for National, Bill English's post election performance has likewise blown his brief hold on the party's leadership.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00083.htm


18: Clampdown On Illegal Street Racing

More streets are to be restricted to non-residential traffic on weekends and public holidays in order to tackle the scourge of illegal street racing in Manukau. This will include a large stretch of Te Irirangi Drive between Dawson Road in Otara and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0209/S00105.htm


19: Images: National MPs Visit Australia's Parliament

The following photo sequence shows seven members of a New Zealand National Party contingent visiting the Australian Parliament. Lockwood Smith (holding his nose and smiling) appears to be having a nice time…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00072.htm


20: Diebold - The Face Of Modern Ballot Tampering

The lack of any exit polling on November 5 has been oddly ignored by the media. Those pesky tracking polls leading up to the elections have been explained away by a ‘late surge to the Republicans’ caused by.... hmmmm, how about sun spot activity? With ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00081.htm


21: Letter From Elsewhere: Half The Sky

"I Said To A Woman Can You Sing? She Said What? I said Sing. She said Who? I Said You. She Said Yes. I Said Oh."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00089.htm


22: Who should cast the first stone?

There have been huge lapses in logic and reason, backed up by a chronic shortage of moral spine lately. At best, idiocy has reigned supreme and at worst, there has been a dearth of common sense.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00298.htm


23: American Coup: Mid-Term Election Polls vs Actuals

Scoop’s analysis found shows that - according to the polls - the Republican Party experienced a pronounced last minute swing in its favour of between 4 and 16 points. Remarkably this last minute swing appears to have been concentrated in its effects ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00078.htm


24: Israeli conscientious objector in New Zealand

Rotem Mor: “refusenik” "For a long time, I have had doubts about the honesty of military service. These questions began to arise long before I was drafted. They stemmed from information I had acquired about the Israeli-Arab conflict, and from discovering ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00083.htm


25: UQ Wire: The Desert of the Real

How difficult is it to reprogram a machine which leaves no paper trail to say that 2 + 2 = 5? Is it about as difficult as sabotaging the workings of a small corporate jet, perhaps?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00080.htm


26: Attacks on the monarchy baseless and vicious

The past few days have seen attacks on the monarchy which are unparalleled alike in their baselessness and viciousness. Elements in the news media, publicity-seeking politicians, and certain self-appointed commentators have weighed into the Burrell ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00084.htm


27: TVNZ to screen Gang Girls doco

AUCKLAND (Front of the Box/Pacific Media Watch): Television New Zealand will next week screen Gang Girls, a powerful new documentary telling the stories of seven women from the country's most notorious gangs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00087.htm


28: Questions Of The Day Transcript - 12 November

1. GRAHAM KELLY (NZ Labour) to the Prime Minister: What further contributions is New Zealand making to the international campaign against terrorism?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00274.htm


29: Canada Warns Citizens Regarding Travel to U.S.

When Maher Arar, a man holding joint Canadian-Syrian citizenship changed planes at New York's Kennedy airport on Sept. 26, the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service detained and eventually deported him to Syria.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00077.htm


30: UQ Wire: 911 - They Let It Happen On Purpose!

Imagine you wake up from a coma and you learn that 11 months ago, an "Attack on America" destroyed some significant buildings, killed 3,000 people and forced a war against terrorism. You switch on the news and see pictures of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00068.htm

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