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Easter Miracle: JC Rises Again!

Written By: - Date published: 11:26 am, April 18th, 2019 - 13 comments

 TVNZ have just announced a surprise return for NZ’s favourite sermoniser.

Congratulations John Campbell

Written By: - Date published: 6:06 am, November 3rd, 2017 - 25 comments

Mr Campbell is awarded Presenter of the Year by the Association for International Broadcasting.

SaveMart shows why unions are vital for New Zealand

Written By: - Date published: 2:02 pm, September 27th, 2017 - 47 comments

SaveMart employees were made to sort bales of filthy clothing dumped in Child Cancer charity bins without safety gloves. Unionized workers at New Lynn were sacked for contacting their union about it. Why did it require so much public pressure to get them reinstated? Why are our laws so inadequete?

National threatens Government critics with loss of Government contracts

Written By: - Date published: 9:31 am, May 14th, 2017 - 78 comments

Alfred Ngaro has told a National Conference that critics of the Government can expect to lose Government support for proposed contracts.  And that Labour prompted concern about families living in cars.

“They’re about to pour concrete on my son’s grave” – Campbell on #StandWithPike

Written By: - Date published: 7:42 pm, December 2nd, 2016 - 39 comments

Heartbreaking stories from the picket line down at the West Coast.

Kia kaha, Pike River families

Written By: - Date published: 7:19 pm, November 11th, 2016 - 34 comments

The Pike River families will be protesting tomorrow to get their men out of the mine that killed them.

Kelly interviewed by Campbell on RNZ Checkpoint

Written By: - Date published: 8:02 am, January 30th, 2016 - 24 comments

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John Campbell returns

Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, January 18th, 2016 - 60 comments

John Campbell’s return to broadcast media is imminent.

The media in 2015

Written By: - Date published: 12:25 pm, December 29th, 2015 - 88 comments

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

Welcome returns

Written By: - Date published: 6:42 am, September 25th, 2015 - 7 comments

Great to see two much needed voices back on line, Dita de Boni now writing for TVNZ, and John Campbell doing what he does best for RNZ. (Update with Andrea Vance’s more to TVNZ).

How bloody marvellous

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, August 7th, 2015 - 102 comments

Good news.  Radio New Zealand is going to become way more impressive …

Rachel Glucina leaves Herald and joins Mediaworks

Written By: - Date published: 5:38 pm, June 18th, 2015 - 27 comments

Rachel Glucina is off to Mediaworks to run a new digital entertainment platform.

Kia kaha Mihingarangi Forbes

Written By: - Date published: 7:39 am, June 5th, 2015 - 29 comments

Mihingarangi Forbes resigned yesterday as a reporter for Marae Televison apparently because of managerial interference in a story she intended to run.  In the week since Aotearoa lost Campbell Lives it has now lost arguably the best investigative reporter that the country has.

Stewart’s brilliant account of the significance of Campbell Live

Written By: - Date published: 7:24 am, May 30th, 2015 - 47 comments

Rachel Stewart’s piece should be required reading for anyone who cares about New Zealand.

RIP Campbell Live

Written By: - Date published: 9:36 am, May 29th, 2015 - 255 comments

Campbell Live plays for the last time tonight.  With New Zealand on Air having new targets that will make support for similar shows unlikely the holding of the powerful to account is about to become more difficult.

Campbell Live Dumped

Written By: - Date published: 2:42 pm, May 21st, 2015 - 83 comments

John Campbell has quit TV3. Campbell Live is dead.

Campbell live to go and a second hair incident

Written By: - Date published: 2:42 pm, May 21st, 2015 - 59 comments

Interestingly two stories have broken during the presentation of the Budget.  John Campbell has quit TV3 and a further hair incident involving John Key has hit the news.

Henry ratings tank while Campbell ratings soar

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, May 7th, 2015 - 61 comments

Despite being heavily advertised Paul Henry’s show’s viewer numbers are small while viewer numbers of Campbell Live have surged.

Let Campbell Live entertain you

Written By: - Date published: 12:35 pm, April 18th, 2015 - 35 comments

John Campbell is engaged in the most marvellous fightback in trying to save Campbell Live.  But you have to wonder why he is not on a State Channel with robust protection for quality journalism.

Save Campbell Live!

Written By: - Date published: 5:41 pm, April 9th, 2015 - 285 comments

It looks like NZ’s last outlet for daily TV investigative journalism is going to be axed. TV3’s owners, Mediaworks, are going to focus all their resources into propping up the odious Paul Henry’s breakfast show. The bad taste jokes don’t end there, though. Campbell Live is going to be replaced with a comedy show. No, really. Updated with links to petitions.

A clear Cunliffe win

Written By: - Date published: 10:31 pm, September 10th, 2014 - 141 comments

David Cunliffe’s performance in tonight’s head-to-head with John Key was exactly what I wanted to see from the next Labour Prime Minister of NZ.

In search of Pansy’s legacy

Written By: - Date published: 1:30 pm, December 8th, 2010 - 29 comments

In the Herald yesterday, there was a half-page ad thanking Pansy Wong for her “significant contribution” to National’s coffers the country. John Campbell went in hunt of that contribution. Worth watching all the way through for Duncan Garner’s assessment. As a bonus, Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi gets his first media mention that isn’t about corruption.

Asking the second question

Written By: - Date published: 11:24 am, May 24th, 2008 - 62 comments

Key’s best trick is to answer questions with impressive or technical sounding assertions that stop the line of questioning but don’t actually tell us anything. When he does that, interviewers need to push him to explain himself. Here’s a few paraphrased examples from the last couple of week: Q. ‘What don’t you like about the […]

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