Annual BoP deficit at 13 year low - Cullen
27 June 2002
Finance Minister Michael Cullen welcomed the
latest current account figures showing the lowest annual
deficit as a proportion of GDP since June, 1989 or for 13
He was responding to the March balance of payments
showing a deficit for the March year of $2.67 million, or
2.2 percent of GDP, and a seasonally adjusted deficit for
the quarter of $466 million.
“Both results are strong by
the standards of recent New Zealand history and are
significantly stronger than the markets were expecting,” Dr
© 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>>