Posts Tagged ‘mediaworks’

John, Ken and Mark might have had much better weeks

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 pm, May 7th, 2016 - 14 comments

“I did a little yelp of joy…like an excited puppy,” wrote Farrier, the former Newsworthy presenter at TV3, on hearing of Weldon’s resignation

REALITY TV UPDATE: Mark Weldon Wins NZ’s Biggest Loser.

Written By: - Date published: 9:45 am, May 4th, 2016 - 56 comments

MediaWorks CEO and mate of the PM, Mark Weldon, has quit his job. Is it too late to save MediaWorks? Should we care?

EDIT: Staff get in the champers shock!

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.

No Friends: The One about Rachel

Written By: - Date published: 10:51 am, November 11th, 2015 - 21 comments

The latest celebrity gossip is that pseudo journalist Rachel Glucina’s naff website Scout is about to do the walk of shame. Karma’s a truly wonderful thing.

NRT: What is the Prime Minister trying to hide?

Written By: - Date published: 3:27 pm, June 23rd, 2015 - 20 comments

You have to ask why Rachael Glucina departed the NZ Herald for National’s beneficary and friend Mediaworks. No Right Turn has been trying to find out how much contact John Key or his office had with Glucina when she did the dirty and unprofessional interview with the victim of John Keys ponytail pulling. Why he still illegally trying to cover those contacts up?

A short history of The Standard – Maoriland Worker

Written By: - Date published: 3:22 pm, June 21st, 2015 - 43 comments

I saw earlier this month that typically the bombastic one from The Daily Blog Bombast was managing to not mention our site name in a post about hiring a hacker to crack into our site. Of more concern was his lack of local history. Is he too in love with his own voice to learn the lessons of the past?

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.

The TV3 boycott

Written By: - Date published: 8:06 am, June 13th, 2015 - 120 comments

Boycotts are a two-edged sword. The call to boycott TV3 is not a simple matter.

O’Sullivan on Campbell, Weldon and Key

Written By: - Date published: 8:39 am, April 11th, 2015 - 139 comments

So it’s not just loonie leftie bloggers noting the political element to the attack on Campbell Live.

Campbell live and politicisation of media

Written By: - Date published: 8:47 am, April 10th, 2015 - 111 comments

The attack on Campbell Live appears to be political.

Is Joyce too big to fail?

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, April 11th, 2011 - 18 comments

In 2009, Bill ‘Double Dipton’ English survived a corruption scandal that would have sunk a less important minister. Key couldn’t afford to lose him. Now, evidence continues to emerge of how Steven Joyce gave his old company a sweetheart loan against the official advise. Do you think John Key will act or is Joyce too big to fail?

Key caught in MediaWorks lie

Written By: - Date published: 9:18 am, April 9th, 2011 - 84 comments

Following the release of OIA documentation and questioning in the House, John Key has recanted his earlier statement that he hadn’t met with MediaWork’s Brent Impey to discuss a $43 million Government loan. The PM has now admitted that he did indeed meet with the head of Steven Joyce’s former company MediaWorks, which owns TV3, TV4, […]

Journalistic independence, or why Radio NZ matters

Written By: - Date published: 12:11 pm, February 19th, 2010 - 33 comments

There’s no better illustration of why we need a properly funded Radio NZ than the way the debate over National’s funding cuts have played out on Radio NZ compared to its commercial counterparts.

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