Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search


Dogbitingmen Digest –12 November 2004

Dogbitingmen Digest –12 November 2004

A regular update from DogBitingMen:

DogBitingMen is home to Mediacow, Ben Thomas, David W Young, Mister Neil Falloon and The Funniest New Zealander Alive.

Silent Letters

MediaCow wrote about the canning of Flipside; the release of Donna Awatere Huata's surgery plans; more on Steve Braunias, and more questions regarding Hannah Hodson's shift from TV3 to TVNZ.

Now is the Hour

The DogBiting Men team selected their picks for the replacement for PAUL HOLMES.

Nippert in the Bud

Mr Neil Falloon writes: FightingTalk writer Matt Nippert is an itch that enjoys being scratched. He thinks he's gangsta? Dre was coming straight outta Compton with an AK. Nippert was coming straight out of Grey Lynn with an AK 05 Festival Pass....

Back to Basics

MediaCow wrote about Hannah Hodson's shift from TV3 to TVNZ; a British Tabloid's story about an Eastenders Star; Steve Braunias' departure from the Listener; the celebrity of Russell Brown.

Mark of the Beast

Ben Thomas wrote: New Zealand's new frontier of justice is employment relations. The Authority is the newest and best news source for gory conflicts dripping with salacious details – the modern day equivalent of the Truth's “morality reporting” on divorce hearings.


© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

Mariana Cavalcanti Critics of the Olympic project can point a discernible pattern in the delivery of Olympics-related urban interventions: the belated but rushed inaugurations of faulty and/or unfinished infrastructures... More>>

Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

The second annual Open Source Open Society Conference is a 2 day event taking place on 22-23 August 2016 at Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington… Scoop is hosting a live blog summarising the key points of this exciting conference. More>>



Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>


Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news