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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Sludge Report #37 – At Last, A Good Idea From Iraq

In this edition: Operation Brain Storm

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00158.htm


2: Sludge Report #36 – Hypocrisy In The Middle East

IN THIS EDITION: Hikers Under Fire At Nablus - Hypocrisy In The Middle East

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00114.htm


3: Sludge Report #38: World Suckles Great US Tit

In this edition: The World Is Different This Time - Whatever Bill Wants Bill Gets – From Everyone!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00169.htm


4: US Elections: Dot-com vs Dot-org

Just nine days to go to the election and the talking heads shows are getting in a lather. They - along with the writer of a recent NY Times editorial - seem to be outraged that Ralph Nader is not giving up and going away now that the race is as ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00163.htm


5: Common-Sense In, PC Out

Common-sense has prevailed over political correctness with a Select Committee recommending changes to the Government's 'relationship neutral' proposals for the Matrimonial Property Amendment Bill, National Women's Affairs spokesperson Anne Tolley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00528.htm


6: Scoop Images: The PM Talks To Her Ministers

PM And Lianne Dalziel - PM and Mark Gosche - PM And Judith Tizard

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00166.htm


7: Fun times at Felix Awards

Wellington's annual Felix Awards for hospitality saw the expected big party at the Overseas Terminal on Sunday night (photos below).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00168.htm


8: CITY LITTER: Radio Radio

Mark Cubey, the voice of Smartass Wellington, participates – and hacks into – the half-yearly radio survey.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00151.htm


9: HARD NEWS 27/10/00 - Family Feuds

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... was it ever a war? More like a feud based on something someone said when they were pissed, perhaps. But everyone ought to be glad that it's over. It is not that, in the wake of this week's business-to-government forum, everything ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00154.htm


10: Wilson Ignores Virtually All Submissions

The Government has made virtually no changes to the most controversial aspects of the Matrimonial Property Amendment Bill, National Justice spokesman Tony Ryall said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00527.htm


11: Howard’s End: Kyoto Protocol Loophole

The Kyoto Protocol on global warming is supposed to curb carbon pollution but imposes no emissions limits on countries such as China and India. It is not surprising, then, that international oil giant Shell has just finalised a contract to build a $4 billion ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00167.htm


12: Sludge Report #35 – Let Every Voice Sing Out

IN THIS EDITION: The Middle East Peace Settlement Needs Our Support – Keeping Hope Alive

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00105.htm


13: Extra Revenue From Tax Hike Wiped Out

“The economic downturn has wiped out in a month the extra tax revenue Finance Minister Michael Cullen was expecting for the year from his six-cent hike to the top tax rate,” said ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00526.htm


14: ALRANZ: Don't Promote Male Sexual Irresponsibility

"ALRANZ shares the concerns of the Quality Public Education Coalition over the imposition of inaccurate religious propaganda masquerading as "sex education" within some state schools," stated Craig Young, ALRANZ Research Officer today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0010/S00040.htm


15: The people say Yes! To the People's Bank

Independent confirmation of public support for a People's Bank doesn't surprise the Deputy Prime Minister.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00509.htm


16: Sludge Report #32 – Resolving A Family Feud

IN THIS EDITION: Middle East Situation Report – A Question – A Couple Of Answers – Sludge’s Answers – Application Of The Theory

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00038.htm


17: IMF report welcome but reflects familiar mindset

"I particularly welcome the finding, given the current volatility surrounding oil prices, that New Zealand is well-placed to absorb external shocks without undue economic or financial distress," he said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00524.htm


18: Upton-on-line October 27th

The mental space normally reserved for putting upton-on-line to bed was gobbled up this week by a speaking engagement – addressing the curiously named National Press Club. With the exception of Frank Haden, upton-on-line couldn’t see any members of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00508.htm


19: Media Flash - Australian Media News And Jobs 30/10

Flash Points a.. WHAT NOW FOR KERRY O'BRIEN? After The Budget Is Spent b.. BEWARE: REPORTER-AT-LARGE: Behind The SMH Shake-Out c.. PACHOLLI IS BACK IN TOWN: What Will The Minister Do About It? d.. COMPANY REPUTATIONS: Age and SMH Apply The Acid Test ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00164.htm


20: A late opening, pub lights and highlights

Report #3 from LOOP correspondent Sarah Hunter, in Noumea with the New Zealand Pacific Island delegation for the Pacific Festival of Arts.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00165.htm

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