TVNZ Telstra Saturn Alliance
4 April 2001 Media Statement
TVNZ TELSTRA SATURN
The Minister of Broadcasting, Marian Hobbs, says
the alliance finalised today by TVNZ and TelstraSaturn is
welcome progress towards TVNZ being able to offer digital
television services to the public.
"The detail surrounding
TVNZ's decision to sign contracts with TelstraSaturn was an
operational matter for the Board but I appreciate the fact
that both parties have kept me informed as they worked their
way towards this result," Marian Hobbs said.
"It is a
more cost-effective and efficient means for TVNZ to develop
its digital strategy than the proposal we were confronted
with on becoming the
© Scoop Media
Joseph Cederwall: The End Of ‘Objectivity’ In Journalism
... and the dawn of something much better?
2019 looks like it might well be another really bad, terrible, not so good year for the traditional journalism model globally. Already in January three leading US digital outlets—BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, and Vice announced layoffs that have left many accomplished journalists unemployed. Consolidation of journalism looks set to continue unabated as larger (sharky) media conglomerates swallow up smaller players globally. We also appear to be witnessing the death throes of the concept of ‘objective’ truth in journalism. However, perhaps that is not at all as bad as it sounds, and we are just finally waking up to the reality that it never really existed in the first place... More>>