Posts Tagged ‘jim parker’

UK Labour now what?

Written By: - Date published: 9:16 am, July 2nd, 2016 - 73 comments

What will happen to the UK Labour Party? The chances of a split into a pro Corbyn activist based and Union based Labour Party and a MP dominated careerist party appear to be very high.

The failed estate: Tick Tick Tick

Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, April 24th, 2016 - 22 comments

Jim Parker criticises the actions of a Channel Nine film crew whose involvement in an international attempted kidnapping of two children raises ethical and legal issues.

The media in 2015

Written By: - Date published: 12:25 pm, December 29th, 2015 - 87 comments

Some random musings on what happened in New Zealand’s media this year.

The Failed Estate: Body of the Host

Written By: - Date published: 1:00 pm, January 2nd, 2015 - 11 comments

The failed estate is a blogsite run by veteran Australian Journalist Jim Parker.  He writes occasional but perceptive posts primarily on media issues.  This current post, reprinted with permission, provides a damning critique of main stream media coverage of the Sydney Siege.

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  • Swiss tax agreement tightens net
    Opportunities to dodge tax are shrinking with the completion of a new tax agreement with Switzerland, Revenue Minister Stuart Nash announced today. Mr Nash and the Swiss Ambassador David Vogelsanger have today signed documents to update the double tax agreement (DTA). The previous DTA was signed in 1980. “Double tax ...
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