Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search


National Radio 9am Bulletin

WINZ Criticised - Auckland Riot - Venezuelan Floods - Q Dies - Tory Quits - Car of the Century

WINZ CRITICISED: Criticism continues of WINZ for calling in consultants to prepare the post election briefing notes.

AUCKLAND RIOT: Auckland Mayor Christine Fletcher says there will be a rethink of arrangements for New Years Eve following a near riot involving a group of youths pelting police with bottles.

VENEZUELAN FLOODS: Death Toll in Venezuela's flooding has passed 1000 and is expected to climb much higher. The search for survivors continues as recconnaissance motorbikers are dispatched to assess roads.

Q DIES: British Actor who played Q in 17 James Bond films - Desmond Llewellyn - has died in a car crash.

TORY QUITS: Sean Woodward a Tory MP in the UK has quit the Tory Party to join the Labour Party on the ground that the Tories have lurched to the right.

CAR OF CENTURY: The Model "T" Ford has been announced "car of the century".

© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


Resignation Of Metiria Turei: Were Journalists 'just Doing Their Job'?

In our research we examined the role of journalism in animating the Turei controversy and the different perceptions of professional journalists and online commentators sympathetic to Turei’s left politics. ... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Extradition Of Julian Assange

It isn’t necessary to like Julian Assange to think that his extradition to the US (on the charge of aiding and abetting Chelsea Manning) would be a major injustice... More>>


Gordon Campbell: Islamic State Meets The Searchers

The histories of the European children forcibly recruited into Native American tribal life during the 19th century do remind us of just how difficult the social re-integration of the children of ISIS is likely to be. More>>

Joseph Cederwall: CJR Analysis Of Post-Christchurch Media Coverage

After the Christchurch massacre, Columbia Journalism Review analysed news sources to see how outlets complied with guidelines from groups that seek to limit the amplification of terrorist acts through media. More>>

News Deserts: The Death March Of Local Journalism

Joseph Cederwall: The corporate media sector seems unable to do anything to halt the raging dumpster fire of consolidation, layoffs and centralisation of content production. All this means we are increasingly seeing ‘news deserts’ appearing in local communities. Illustration by Paul Sahre. More>>