Posts Tagged ‘broadcasting’

Is it OK for a woman with an opinion to host TVNZ’s Breakfast?

Written By: - Date published: 11:03 am, January 16th, 2018 - 128 comments

It’s great news that Hayley Holt has landed a cool new gig hosting TVNZ’s Breakfast show. It’s not so great that before she even gets on the air we have to endure the pontification of some pundits about whether or not it’s “OK”, given she stood as a Green Party candidate in the 2017 election. […]

Making us proud internationally

Written By: - Date published: 10:18 am, August 27th, 2016 - 7 comments

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Complaint over Key’s prison rape stunt upheld

Written By: - Date published: 11:51 am, August 25th, 2016 - 65 comments

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The Politics of Impartiality

Written By: - Date published: 2:59 pm, November 23rd, 2010 - 40 comments

I’ve never been one for censuring cogent voices from the wilderness when they carry far enough on the wind to reach our ears because the wilderness can hold treasure troves of intelligent dissent. Today I came across a neat illustrative example of a ham fisted attempt to consign a voice from the left to the wilderness in the name of…well, it’s called fairness or some such.  Apparently.

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