Top Scoops

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

 

Public Address 11&12/11/04 - Madness And Drama

.. scroll down to yesterday's edition...

PUBLIC ADDRESS 12/11/04 - Still on the wires

Still on the wires | Nov 12, 2004 09:40
Russell Brown's Hard News

A little more comment on yesterday's broadband post: although I felt that the view advanced in Telecom's keynote presentation at the Tuanz conference - it's not the network, it's the content - ran way too close to saying "it's all your fault, you ninnies", I was at the same time...
http://publicaddress.net/default,1663.sm

# # # #

If you see just one movie this year.... | Nov 11, 2004 15:52
David Slack on his own account

You can generally rely on Brian Rudman to smoke out a secret and get it to hang its sorrowful head in front of us all. So what a surprise to see him baldly declare last week that he knows an especially good one and won't tell...
http://publicaddress.net/default,1662.sm

# # # #

Past, present, future | Nov 11, 2004 13:26
Graham Reid's many things

Journalists are rarely given the gift of prophesy. And like some Alice in Wonderland character they are always running twice as fast just to keep up with current events. The luxury of second-guessing the future generally falls on columnists...
http://publicaddress.net/default,1661.sm

*** ENDS ***


PUBLIC ADDRESS 11/11/04 - Madness And Drama

It would be madness | Nov 11, 2004 12:03
Russell Brown's Hard News

When a Ministry of Research, Science and Technology discussion paper earlier this year recommended that the government provide at least part of the funding for a gigabit-speed Advanced Network, it seemed hopeful news indeed...
http://publicaddress.net/default,1659.sm

# # # #

Drama? What drama? | Nov 10, 2004 22:46
Fiona Rae from the couch

I arrived fashionably late at TVNZ's launch of its 2005 season programmes, which is just a euphemism for a) I went to the wrong place first (note to self: read invitations before setting out); and b) parking about a mile away from the Maidment Theatre, where the launch was actually…
http://publicaddress.net/default,1658.sm

Also, readers in or near Auckland may wish to note that Public Address is presenting the second Flying Nun Pub Quiz on occasion of the release of the Second Season DVD compilation, on Wednesday November 24, at the King's Arms, from 8pm. Further details are in the ad displaying on Hard News and other pages, via which you can also enter to win copies of the DVD. It will be very good fun and you should feel free to join us on the night, when the good folk of Flying Nun will be distributing some very festive prizes.

Cheers, RB.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Boris Johnson At Sea: Coronavirus Confusion In The UK

The tide has been turning against UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Oafishly, he has managed to convert that tide into a deluge of dissatisfaction assisted by the gravitational pull of singular incompetence. Much of this is due to such errors of ... More>>

Reese Erlich: Foreign Correspondent: Rightwing Populism Will Make You Sick—Really

The four countries with the most confirmed COVID-19 infections in the world are all led by rightwing populists: the US, India, Brazil, and Russia. Throw in the United Kingdom, which has the largest infection rate in Europe, and you have a common pattern. ... More>>

Dunne Speaks: Early Voting Is OK, If You Know Who To Vote For

Early voting is now open which is great for the 80% or so of the population whose vote does not change from one election to the next. They can go out and vote at their convenience without having to wait for election day. But for those who are yet even ... More>>

The Conversation: Biodiversity: Where The World Is Making Progress – And Where It’s Not

The future of biodiversity hangs in the balance. World leaders are gathering to review international targets and make new pledges for action to stem wildlife declines. Depending on whether you are a glass half-full or half-empty person, you’re likely ... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Trump’s Current Chances Of Re-Election

By now it seems clear that National have no fresh ideas to offer for how New Zealand could avoid the Covid-19 economic crisis. As in the past, National has set an arbitrary 30% ratio of government debt to GDP that it aims to achieve “in a decade or so,” ... More>>

The Conversation: Rogue Poll Or Not, All The Signs Point To A Tectonic Shift In New Zealand Politics

Richard Shaw AAP(various)/NZ Greens (CC-BY-SA)/The Conversation Strong team. More jobs. Better economy. So say the National Party’s campaign hoardings. Only thing is, last Sunday’s Newshub-Reid Research poll – which had support for the Labour ... More>>

The Coronavirus Republic: Three Million Infections And Rising

The United States is famed for doing things, not to scale, but off it. Size is the be-all and end-all, and the coronavirus is now doing its bit to assure that the country remains unrivalled in the charts of infection . In time, other unfortunates may well ... More>>

Binoy Kampmark: Altars Of Hypocrisy: George Floyd, Protest And Black Face

Be wary what you protest about. The modern moral constabulary are out, and they are assisted by their Silicon Valley friends in the Social Media club. Should you dare take a stand on anything, especially in a dramatic way, you will be found out ... More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • PublicAddress
  • Pundit
  • Kiwiblog