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Nicky Hager Has Found Out Politicians Speak to the Media


Shock, Horror, Probe; Nicky Hager Has Found Out Politicians Speak to the Media

Nicky Hager has discovered that politicians talk to the media" said Dr Jamie Whyte.

"I feel I should confess that I too am guilty. Yes I have gone further and even suggested lines of enquiry. I just have not been as successful as I would like." Dr Whyte said.

"The fact that many bloggers are partisan is not news. Most do not hide there opinions. What is also known and regretted by many is that the Internet blogs are eating into the traditional media's readership. I suspect is why some newspapers are willing to run this nonsense as if it was news. The only result will be greater readership of the blogs."

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