Posts Tagged ‘fourth estate’

News media: shifting ground

Written By: - Date published: 12:44 pm, March 19th, 2013 - 12 comments

The withdrawal of News Corp from SkyNZ, & the new deal on press regulation in the UK are part of various shifts: from media moguls to financial investors, rise of the internet, & the balance between corporate media and politicians – not a fourth estate revival. [Update: tweeters/bloggers excluded]

Hide shoots the messenger

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, November 6th, 2009 - 17 comments

Hide says his comment that Key “doesn’t do anything” was “taken out of context” by the reporter. It’s a direct attack on van Beyan’s professionalism. Reminiscent of Key’s smears after his “we would love to see wages drop” quoted was reported.  Van Beyan should stand up for himself and his profession by releasing his full notes […]

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