NZ 2014 Leaders Index - week ending 29 August
NZ 2014 Leaders Index - week ending 29
Below is iSentia’s first weekly
Leaders’ Index, showing the relative amount of coverage of
nine Party Leaders in the lead up to the National Election
across news media and social media. We will produce these
reports for the next three weeks on a Friday.
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Max Rashbrooke: On How To Make Government
It’s true that New Zealand scores well on many international rankings of openness... Those findings are all important, and welcome. But we cannot ignore the fact that there are still serious problems.
For a start, those international surveys, while often complimentary, have also pinpointed major weaknesses: political donations are badly regulated, for instance, and appointments to government boards frequently go to those with strong political connections. More>>