Written By: - Date published: 11:10 am, November 22nd, 2019 - 8 comments
Nick Kelly on the role of social media in the UK election.
Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, September 24th, 2015 - 66 comments
We have passed an interesting milestone in the evolution of NZ politics. Key’s poll-driven pandering has just been taken to the next level. Political / media dinosaurs will never be able to dismiss “The Twitterati” again.
Written By: - Date published: 11:59 am, August 27th, 2015 - 12 comments
Ever imagine what a bull elephant’s penis looks like? Well wonder no more. Biologists kicked off a #junkoff today with this challenge. I have to say that the local trolls waving their dicks about on this site look poorly endowed and rather unimaginative.
Written By: - Date published: 12:04 pm, March 10th, 2015 - 61 comments
It’s hammer time! Prime Minister John Key apologises for not being a man …
Written By: - Date published: 7:04 am, August 28th, 2014 - 37 comments
How did @peace’s offensive song from 2013 suddenly become topical news? Why the usual suspects of course…
Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, August 26th, 2014 - 4 comments
Bryce Edwards had his go at a list of the top 100 tweeters to follow this election, but with only 24 women making the cut he faced terrible accusations of “a perceived lack” of gender balance. The silver lining is that his follow-up post was chock-full of the women who complained! Pesky, pesky women, as […]
Written By: - Date published: 10:02 am, June 13th, 2013 - 109 comments
Bad day for National’s favourite blogger yesterday (plus journalist David Fisher on the Kiwiblog comments section).
Written By: - Date published: 10:32 am, October 12th, 2011 - 11 comments
There was some great fun on twitter yesterday with the hashtag #keylines. Here’s some samples.
Written By: - Date published: 12:06 pm, November 11th, 2010 - 26 comments
The PM’s Chief Press Secretary Kevin Taylor thinks he’s above those who are actually elected. So much so he feels free to tell journalists that an elected Member, who represents the people of New Zealand who voted for him, is a “fuckwit” and that they can “quote him”. Or perhaps “Captain Panic Pants” will claim that it’s just the pressure getting to him.
Written By: - Date published: 5:17 pm, April 1st, 2009 - 30 comments
Someone’s set up a swag of fake Twitter accounts under the names of Labour MPs. Apparently Labour came across these on Monday at the latest and wrote to Twitter telling them the accounts were fake. But no-one, including his staff, told John Key the tweets were obvious forgeries. So he jumped up in Parliament today […]