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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings - 11 April 2005


Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Statement by Helen Clark on John Tamihere

Mr John Tamihere has been under considerable stress. By agreement with the leadership of the Labour Party he is now taking extended leave. He will not be attending caucus this Tuesday.

2: Public Address 11/04/05 - News From The Front

Early Friday evening, I was sitting on the coach wondering how far removed from the reality of a rugby game Murray Mexted could get and still be considered to be actually commentating on it, when a text message arrived on my phone: "You have just been ...

3: NEWSFLASH: PM & Justice Neazor Slam Scoop & SST

The Prime Minister has released a report on the SIS Maori bugging affair slamming the coverage of the story by the Sunday Star Times and, and blaming the affair on a trio of “trouble makers”.

4: Ian Wishart ‘On The Record’ About Taping Tamihere

Scoop contacted Investigate editor, Ian Wishart for an ‘on the record’ interview to ask him about how the now legendary lunchtime conversation with Mr Tamihere came about. What follows is a verbatim transcript of Scoop's Kevin List's 'on the record' ...

5: Tamihere must apologise for Holocaust comments

National Party Leader Don Brash says Labour MP John Tamihere must apologise for his reported comments regarding the Holocaust.

6: PM must accept Tamihere's resignation

ACT Leader Rodney Hide said today that Prime Minister Helen Clark has no option but to accept John Tamihere's resignation from the Labour Party.

7: Scoop Feedback: Regarding BBC Use Of Fake News

In response to David Miller's article published on on 24 March entitled 'BBC Say '' Fake Journalists' Will Not Be Used Again' '. From Charles Foster, Controller BFBS Radio & Helen Williams, Controller BFBS TV

8: ACT's The Letter - Monday April 11th, 2005

The latest revelations from the Wishart interview with Tamihere have given the PM just the ammunition she needed. Tamihere is now toast. She didn't want to be seen beating up a guy who the public see as telling the truth about her government. But ...

9: Tickets On Sale - Premiere Of Star Wars Episode 3


10: Make Trade Fair Global Week of Action

Ten million people from 70 countries are protesting against unfair trade rules this week (April 11-17). The Global Week of Action will see Oxfam joining forces with campaigners, trade unions and international artists to demand that world leaders ...

11: UQ Wire: The Constitution Restoration Act

Just when you thought the corporatist/Christian Coalition had milked the 9/11 "surprise" for all it was worth in powers, profits and votes, we regret to report that you may have to think again. Just in case you've briefly fallen behind on your rightwing ...

12: Investigate Magazine: Tamihere Lets Rip (4 MP3s)

AUCKLAND: Outspoken Labour MP and former Cabinet Minister John Tamihere is signaling he's prepared to make a challenge for the Labour leadership if the party wins this year's election.

13: Full Coverage: Tamihere Unplugged

- Scoop contacted Investigate editor, Ian Wishart for an ‘on the record’ interview to ask him about how the now legendary lunchtime conversation with Mr Tamihere came about. What follows is a verbatim transcript of Scoop's Kevin List's 'on the record' ...

14: Public Address 08/04/05 - A Laugh Or Two

Time for a laugh, I think. The best thing to come out of the whole Tamihere shemozzle must surely be the excellent Hairy McLairy parody aired on Morning Report today after whizzing around the Internet this week...

15: Chile’s Insulza Likely to Become New OAS Sec-Gen

• Monday, April 11 has been declared the official date for an “extraordinary” session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) to elect a new secretary-general.

16: Juliette Gilbert found

The Department of Labour’s immigration service has found overstayer Juliette Gilbert at a real estate agent’s premises in Rotorua attempting to rent a home in the area.

17: Bush Admin. Weakening Environmental Enforcement;

Between the Lines Q&A A weekly column featuring progressive viewpoints on national and international issues under-reported in mainstream media for release March 21, 2005

18: SISIG's Report on Alleged 'Operation Leaf' - PM

I have received a letter and report dated 31 March from the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security about last year’s allegations by the Sunday Star-Times and Scoop that the Security Intelligence Service was bugging law-abiding Maori for ...

19: Statement By Brian Evans, CEO, Fairfax New Zealand

We are fully reviewing the unclassified portions of the Inspector General's report made available today.

20: Submission On RMA And Electricity Amendment Bill

The Centre for Resource Management Studies is a "think tank' financed by a Charitable Trust.

21: Clark must stop dithering over Tamihere

ACT Leader Rodney Hide said today that Helen Clark's dithering over John Tamihere's remarks was compounding the offence he has caused.

22: Govt should back Zimbabwe cricket boycott

The Greens this morning stepped up their campaign to have the Black Caps' tour to Zimbabwe called off, writing to the Government asking it to give financial and political backing for a boycott.

23: Inside The ABC News UFO Documentary Hoax

Of course, the title of the show was `Peter Jennings Reporting…' – if only that were so. This is the story of how, once again, the corrupt Big Media has defrauded the American people, from one who had a front row seat to the spectacle.

24: Labour all talk, no action over Wänanga

National’s Education spokesman Bill English says Labour Education Ministers have been aware of the problems at Te Wänanga o Aotearoa for at least three years but have done nothing to remedy them.

25: Blame Labour for your rising mortgage

National Party Finance spokesman John Key says borrowers can blame the Labour Government for rising interest rates.

26: Canwest Mediaworks Ebidta Up 12% For First Half

Canwest Mediaworks Ebidta Up 12% For First Half Of Year Four cents per share interim dividend to be paid 16 May 2005

27: National quick to pin 'blame' for less crime

National's unprecedented attack on the independence of the Police Commissioner has masked its own failure to spell-out exactly what it will do to Police numbers and resources, Police Minister George Hawkins said today.

28: Shameful week reinforces the role of the centre

United Future leader, Peter Dunne, says the week’s shameful events in Parliament reinforce the role of a centre party like United Future to bring common sense and stability to government.

29: V8 Supporter Clueless About Race Deal Details

Wellington V8 Supporter Roger Walker: - Explains Why Canberra Lost Millions On Holding The V8 Race... Weather - But Hasn't A Clue About Details Of The Wellington Race Deal For Ratepayers By Kevin List

30: Fractious Factions Within Labour

This week Newman Online looks at how John Tamihere did the full monty and gave us a rare glimpse of the inner workings of the Clark Labour Government.


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