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Hard News 07/07/03 - Full Slate

HARD NEWS 07/07/03 - Full Slate

Corngate revisited |Jul 07, 2003 12:59
Russell Brown's Hard News

On Friday afternoon, in the hours after the Broadcasting Standards Authority released its decision on complaints over TV3's so-called "Corngate" special, the news angle you heard depended greatly on what radio station you were listening to...,


The Brian Drain |Jul 07, 2003 12:55
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

I must be one of the most gullible television viewers around, in the last week I wasted hours and hours of precious spare time watching TV programme which looked promising but turned out to be absolute pants...,


Exile |Jul 06, 2003 19:36
Rob O'Neill live in Sydney

Girlie wants me out of the house. She's desperate to have some friends round. I told her I'd love to spend an evening with her and her girlie friends. There's so much we could all talk about...,


In the land of the free... |Jul 06, 2003 09:24
Jolisa Gracewood in NYC

You know it's time to head back to the city when the toddler stacks one of his drinking cups on top of the other and proclaims "Like a water tower !" Even so, it was a wrench to return from the land of swimming pools, woods, and back lawns, ...,


Weary blues |Jul 04, 2003 17:50
Now playing in the Muse Lounge

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has partially upheld a complaint about TV3's Corngate story , a decision that supports the prime minister, Helen Clark. Hmm: score for the leftist government against a radical environmentalist and John Campbell: it's going to be fun to watch NZ Pundit spin this ...,

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