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Full Coverage: Peter And Jim Vs TV3

16 August 2005

Full Coverage: Peter And Jim Vs TV3

Election Main Page : Campaign Diary : Poll Watch
Debates ... Education : Taxation : Foreign Policy

Scoop Audio: RadioLive’s ‘media pack’ - This week’s Radio Live ‘Media Pack’ discussed: the High Court case where the judiciary ordered TV3 to include United Future and Progressive Party leaders in its leaders’ debate. Also discussed was the passing of former New Zealand prime minister, David Lange.
”ClickSCOOP AUDIO: Selwyn Manning + Matt Mollgaard (RadioLive: TV3/High Court Decision + Former PM David Lange Passes Away)

NZ Media Freedom
Committee Chairman, Tim Pankhurst.Kevin List's A Week Of It: When Media Freedom Bites Back A Week Of It This Week...Media Freedom Fighter Flees From Foreign Ownership Question - TV3 News Boss Takes Issue With Head Office Statement - Party Brimming With Compassionate Conservatives Releases Tough Immigration Policy Released. A Week of It contacted NZ Media Freedom Committee Chairman, Tim Pankhurst and asked him a couple of questions, sadly after a question about foreign ownership of New Zealand's media, Mr Pankhurst got slightly huffy and after pointing out the question was "ridiculous" returned the handset to the cradle. See... A Week of It: Democracy 'n' Media Special

TV3's Mark
Jennings says the High Court's judgment is an erosion into
media independence. Corporate Media Say Judge's Ruling Challenges Media Independence Two media bosses have warned that a High Court ruling that forced TV3 to include United Future's Peter Dunne and the Progressive Party's Jim Anderton in a leaders' debate has caused a concerning precedent that could erode media independence. TV3's Mark Jennings: "We believe the ruling has significant implications regarding media freedom in New Zealand. This ruling has created a broader debate in relation to the editorial independence of New Zealand’s media." See... TV3 & Fairfax Say Ruling Erosion Of Media Freedom

  • Destiny Seeks Part In TV1's Marae Live Debate

  • Dunne, Anderton v Canwest - High Court Judgment
  • Scoop Report: Dunne & Anderton’s Gags Are Off After Court Case - Justice Ron Young today found in favour of Peter Dunne and Jim Anderton in their battle to be seen on TV3 tonight. Both men had been culled from TV3's leaders debate based on a single poll published on 28 July. Justice Young was satisfied that TV3's decision not to include Mr Anderton and Mr Dunne was susceptible to judicial review, TV3 had put itself into the public arena, and in Justice Young's opinion, by staging the Leaders' Debate had certain public responsibilities. See... TV3 Has 'Public Responsibility' To Include Leaders

  • TV3 Statement - Mark Jennings on High Court Ruling

  • Scoop Report - Party Leaders Exclusion 'Irrational & Capricious'

  • Progressive Party - Education, drinking age, housing at TV3 debate

  • Progressive Party - Anderton Letter To TV3 Friday July 29 2005

  • United Future - Dunne Letter To TV3

  • NZ First - Congratulations Anderton And Dunne

  • Scoop - Backgrounder: The Culling Of Anderton And Dunne
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