Posts Tagged ‘The Daily Blog’

The Standard a decade on

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, December 28th, 2018 - 113 comments

LPrent and I had the chance recently to talk about the Standard and how it is going.

Key’s 4th term – something doesn’t add up

Written By: - Date published: 6:49 am, December 6th, 2016 - 144 comments

Key has long craved a “historic” 4th term. Interviewed on 24 September he was still saying he wanted it, he now claims he had already decided to quit. While rumours are hard to believe, something doesn’t add up here.

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?

The Daily Blog under attack

Written By: - Date published: 4:46 pm, April 29th, 2015 - 110 comments

Earlier today Martyn Bradbury reported that The Daily Blog was under attack.

Update: Its running again. Nope down again.

Numerical illiteracy at the Herald

Written By: - Date published: 1:21 pm, April 29th, 2015 - 46 comments

Today, we see a Herald ‘editor’ demonstrating exactly how useless they are at interpreting polls. They are saying that a poll where almost all of the sample was taken before the Ponygate story broke, indicates that it doesn’t matter much. To rub home just how stupid and out of touch the Herald editors were last week, it then whines about nasty social media. What can one say of these cloistered monks of  ‘journalism’… Plenty.

My Little Ponytail

Written By: - Date published: 9:49 am, April 22nd, 2015 - 407 comments

A really strange story has appeared on The Daily Blog. It claims to be a first person account of PM John Key regularly physically harrassing a staff member in his local cafe over the summer. While it may be much ado about nothing, the Prime Minister really should tell NZ his side of the story. Or resign if it’s true.

Update: It’s true. Key’s office has confirmed the harassment.

The prince and the pea

Written By: - Date published: 8:45 pm, January 21st, 2015 - 76 comments

I have pointed out before that Bomber Bradbury is wee bit unsuited to the two way dialogue of the blogs. A fragile prima donna who doesn’t like to be contradicted by the people he gallantly slags off in his routine piques of bitchy ranting. Updated with Bomber proving the point as his manufactured myths fall apart.

Bomber: sensitive and inexperienced

Written By: - Date published: 3:56 pm, June 19th, 2014 - 73 comments

My comment at The Daily Blog responding to a section of one of Martyn ‘Bomber’ Bradbury’s post got moderated out. That does rather reinforce what my comment said. So I will simply repeat it here. The political scene is a very bad place to have as sensitive ego in as Bomber has. Most people involved around the political scene will have different opinions and they usually aren’t hesitant in expressing them. It appears that young Bomber lacks the backbone to withstand that diversity without having a fit of pique.

Polity: Meanwhile, in Bomber-land

Written By: - Date published: 10:38 am, June 3rd, 2014 - 168 comments

Last week’s developments around Internet MANA have caused much conversation on the left in New Zealand. Some of that conversation has been constructive, strategic, and forward-thinking. And then there is Bomber:…. Whose analysis is designed to split the left, not unify it; and the recommendations would help the left lose, not win. Top work.

Polity: Chris Trotter – “gaseous exhalations”

Written By: - Date published: 11:37 am, February 20th, 2014 - 71 comments

Yesterday, Rob Salmond offered Chris Trotter a bet based on Chris writing an over-excited interpretation of an online poll. Who writes posts on the basis of online polls of less than 400 people? It is the same problem as interpreting small junk “markets” like iPredict which are rife with idiots of the right trying to push the odds away from reality with small amounts of cash. Really!

The Daily Blog – A week of it

Written By: - Date published: 11:32 am, March 8th, 2013 - 96 comments

Happy one-week anniversary to The Daily Blog. If you haven’t checked it out yet I highly recommend it.

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The Daily Blog

Written By: - Date published: 6:04 am, March 1st, 2013 - 53 comments

Today marks the launch of a new leftwing political blog in NZ, The Daily Blog. Go check them out…
 
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