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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 14 September 2006

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

1: Film Review: 9/11 Press for Truth

The new documentary 9/11 Press for Truth premiered on September 10th in Washington, DC. The film played at the nearly packed Landmark E Street Cinema just around the corner from FBI headquarters. While the irony was not intentional, it was clearly ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00147.htm


2: William Rivers Pitt: The Other War

Most people in the United States haven't given a moment's thought to the war in Afghanistan in a very long time. That war is over, we are told, and we won. The Taliban was routed, and al Qaeda lost a safe haven. Seventy-four families have had a different ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00117.htm


3: Bush Crimes Commission Verdict: Bush Is Guilty

The testimony that I presented in January to the International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration was related to the evidence found in the Downing Street Memos. This evidence is connected to Count 1 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00192.htm


4: Congressional Election Nullified – Nobody Noticed

It appears the US media overlooked one of the great political stories of the year. In what is becoming something of a pattern, here’s a brief chronology:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0608/S00316.htm


5: State Of It: Why Brash's Failure Is More Strategic

This extra-marital affair of Don Brash's becoming public knowledge, probably would not have happened if National had not sought to link the Field case with attacks on Labour's integrity re the election campaign spending fiasco.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00199.htm


6: King of Tonga Tangihanga on Maori Television

Maori Television’s nightly news programme TE KAEA and weekly current affairs show TE HETERI will present in-depth coverage of the tangihanga for King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV in Tonga.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0609/S00345.htm


7: Brash 'hardcore hard right-winger' says Key

In a clear bid for leadership of the National Party, MP John Key says in a radio interview he believes the minimum wage should keep rising and implied that Dr Brash is one of the 'hard right wingers' who believes in getting rid of the minimum wage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0609/S00307.htm


8: Bill Berkowitz: Keith Olbermann's finest hour

On Wednesday, August 30, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann had his Edward R. Murrow moment and he made the most of it. In a thoughtful and hard-hitting six-minute commentary, Olbermann, the host of "Countdown," responded to the new campaign launched by the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00189.htm


9: Blogwatch: Keith Olbermann 9/11 Comment Transcript

Keith Olbermann’s Special Comment on Bush: "Who has left this hole in the ground? We have not forgotten, Mr. President. You have. May this country forgive you"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00156.htm


10: In-Depth Coverage of King of Tonga's Funeral

The combined efforts of TVNZ's News & Current Affairs and specialist programming teams will be providing viewers in New Zealand, and around the Pacific, significant coverage around the forthcoming funeral for the King of Tonga. Over the next week, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0609/S00221.htm


11: Statement from Don Brash re request for privacy

National Party Leader Don Brash advised today that he and Mrs Brash have been having some difficulties in their marriage and as a result he has taken leave for a couple of days to spend time with his family.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0609/S00298.htm


12: Questions And Answers - Wednesday, 13 Sep 2006

1. Hon MARK GOSCHE (Labour—Maungakiekie) to the Minister of Labour: What reports has she received on adjustments to the minimum wage?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0609/S00326.htm


13: World changing kids

“We need to nurture those who will change the world,” Waikato University School of Education Associate Professor Roger Moltzen says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0608/S00021.htm


14: NZMIC August Newsletter

Welcome to the first in an ongoing series of monthly updates telling you what’s going on here at the NZ Music Industry Commission. Each month we’ll be clueing you in on some of our projects and activities, as well as bringing you the odd piece ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0608/S00142.htm


15: Massive increase in Govt bureaucracy

A 64% increase in space leased by Government departments since 1999 and a 95% rise in policy and admin staff shows how bloated the bureaucracy has become, says National Party State Services spokesman Gerry Brownlee.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0608/S00156.htm


16: Business Briefs

The impact of housing loans; High ranking for business research; International leadership in small business

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0608/S00004.htm


17: Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday, 14 Sep 2006

1. GERRY BROWNLEE to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by the statement in the Speech from the Throne in 1999 that her Government would “restore public confidence in the political integrity of Parliament and the electoral process”?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0609/S00330.htm


18: Public Address 14/09/06 - You Know What ...

That's all? No Goats? No r*nt-boys? Perhaps the secrets too-awful-to-reveal are yet to come. If they do, I daresay we'll read them first on Sydney indymedia who wrote on this very day one year ago:...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00197.htm


19: News release

With only a fortnight to go in the Shop For Your School campaign, the race is on for communities across the country to help their favourite school take a share of loads of new technology equipment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0609/S00013.htm


20: Adult Learners' Awards

Six University of Waikato students will receive Adult Learners’ Awards of $1,000 each from Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford at a ceremony on 6 September. The Vice-Chancellor’s Adult Learners’ Awards are presented each year during Adult ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0609/S00004.htm


21: Maori Television Highlights

MONDAY September 11 The Backyardigans - 4.30 PM Kids can't get enough of the Backyardigans, a gang of computer-created animals who sing and dance their way through musical adventures in their backyards. Now the whole series has been dubbed into Te reo Maori so it's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0608/S00268.htm


22: Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya: Iranian War Games

War games and military exercises are now well underway within Iran and its territory. The Iranian Armed Forces—the Regular Armed Forces and the Revolutionary Guards Corps—began the first stage of massive nationwide war games along border areas ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0608/S00275.htm


23: What's in today's Independent Financial Review

Caucus furore over Brash's private life: Increased scrutiny in Parliament of Don Brash's private life sparked anger behind the scenes yesterday in the National Party caucus, reopening speculation about his suitability for leadership. Labour cabinet ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0609/S00133.htm


24: Emirates Means Business

Emirates Airline has raised the stakes in the fiercely-contested premium traveller segment with the launch of its new generation lie-flat Business Class seats today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0608/S00188.htm


25: Airline security

Following this morning's police action, security at all UK airports has been increased and additional security measures have been put in place for all flights. With immediate effect, the following arrangements apply to all passengers starting their journey ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0608/S00178.htm


26: Wellington Regional Strategy

Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy announced today that his Council has lodged a formal objection to the proposal for the Wellington Regional Council to take over economic development under the umbrella of the Wellington Regional Strategy. The reasons for ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0608/S00296.htm

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