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Scoop Ratings: Yesterday's Top 20

The top 20 rating items on the Scoop site yesterday (Friday) were...

1: The Shifting Sands Of the GE Debate

Scoop Feature: Scoop's Jonathan Hill looks at the changing positions in the leadup to this weeks labelling decision on genetically engineered foods and the challenges of the immediate future

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00023.htm


2: Rankin's Thursday Column: Democracy And The Media

A worrying theme is emerging in some recent studies; democracy is much less popular than died-in-the-wool democrats such as myself would wish it to be. Further, democracy seems to be less popular with young than with older New Zealanders

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00021.htm


3: Why Republicans Oppose an Australian Republic

A foretaste of things to come in NZ? Simon Orme writes from Sydney on the question of a republic and how the debate is finally heating up.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00018.htm


4: Office Classifies Keith Haring Artworks

The Office of Film and Literature Classification has classified 18 works by the late American Artist Keith Haring, recently exhibited at the City Art Gallery, Wellington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9908/S00034.htm


5: Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00019.htm


6: Scoop Today - Top 20

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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00026.htm


7: Telecom To Exchange Phonecards

Telecom will exchange magnetic strip cards for special chip PhoneCards for customers with unused value in their magnetic cards.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9908/S00011.htm


8: Shallow, gimmicky, wrong

"More childish fibs from Bill English. If he was less preoccupied with trying to impress his mates in caucus and more serious about New Zealand, he'd spend less time on these cheap gimmicks and more addressing the structural problems in the economy," ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00082.htm


9: Cultural Rethink Required, An Auckland Perspective

Isn't it interesting how when under the spotlight a position of hindsight is quickly assumed. We are talking here of course about the WINZ fiasco.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9908/S00018.htm


10: Improving Young Men's Sexual Health

"The Ministry of Youth Affairs will investigate publicising child support payment obligations as a way to make young men sit up and take notice of the safe sex message", Youth Affairs Minister, Tony Ryall, said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00096.htm


11: Irradiation - Is it Safe And Do We Need It?

Scoop's Jonathan Hill takes a look at the pros and cons of the decision to allow irradiated foods into New Zealand and asks what it means for our nuclear-free stance.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00027.htm


12: Treasury NZ Rail report 'garbage'

A Treasury cost-benefit study on the privatisation of NZ Rail released today is garbage, Alliance leader Jim Anderton says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00064.htm


13: Clark and Cullen at odds over economic issues?

Treasurer Bill English questioned today whether Labour leader Helen Clark was at odds with her finance spokesman over economic issues.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00095.htm


14: Alternatives To The APEC Agenda Announced

The September Leaders Summit won't be the only conference in Auckland to focus on APEC. The APEC Monitoring Group today announced details of its forum entitled Alternatives To The APEC Agenda to be held from September 10-12 in Auckland.


http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9908/S00041.htm


15: Theme: "The women leaders have lost their way."

We were the first to give women the vote, to pay substantial old age pensions, and to adopt enlightened industrial laws.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00111.htm


16: National Radio Midday Bulletin

Watson - Unemployment - Irradiation - Cancer - Maori Claim - Tax - Con Air - Cambridge Crash - Foxton Crash - Asian Flooding - Stolen Gold Seizure - Train Tunnel - Robbery Arrest - Y2K

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00028.htm


17: SCP Image: Silence Is The Enemy Of Human Rights

Amnesty International opened a brutal cinema campaign targeting political complacency today in Wellington's Embassy Theatre. The catch-line is: "Speak up - Silence is the enemy of Human Rights."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00022.htm


18: Kevin Roberts: Take Tonga to the world

I love the idea of the Kingdom of Tonga. A unique, proud and independent nation, the only Monarchy left in the Pacific. It has never been colonised. It is bound together by an inspiring Christian faith and a strong church. And it produces incredible rugby ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9908/S00022.htm


19: Movement Of Prisoners Reveals Crisis - PSA

The disclosure that 30 North Island prisoners are to be flown to the Christchurch region tomorrow is a revealing and worrying development, the PSA said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9908/S00042.htm


20: Balkans Editorial: Teach Your Children Well

Scoop's Alastair Thompson analyses the latest developments in the Kosovo tragedy, and argues peace is not a two way street..

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00001.htm


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